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Federal official , Lawyer , Broadcast executive

Frederick Joseph Ryan, American Lawyer, public official. Bar: California 1980, District of Columbia 1986. Recipient Presidential Commendation for private sector initiatives President Ronald Reagan, 1986, Medal of Arts and Letters, Government of France, 1986, Golden Ambrosiana medal of Milan, Italy, 1987, The Lion of Venice medal, Italy, 1987, commander Order of Merit of Republic of Italy, 1992, commander Ouissam Alaouite of Morocco, 1995.


Ryan,, Frederick Joseph was born on April 12, 1955 in Tampa, Florida, United States. Son of Frederick Joseph and Cordelia Beth (Hartman) Ryan.


Bachelor, University of Southern California, 1977;Juris Doctor, University of Southern California, 1980.


Associate, Hill, Farrer and Burrill, Los Angeles, 1980-1982;deputy director then director presidential appointments and scheduling, The White House, Washington, 1982-1987;director private sector initiatives, The White House, Washington, 1985-1987;assistant to the President, The White House, Washington, 1987-1989;chief of staff, Office of Ronald Reagan, Los Angeles, 1989-1995;vice chairman, Allbritton Comm. Company, Washington, since 1995;chief operating officer, Albritton Comm. Company, Washington, since 1998;board consultant, Riggs Bank Washington, since 1995.

Member of staff Reagan-Bush Campaign, Los Angeles, 1980. Director International Conference on Private Sector Initiatives, Paris, 1986, Italian-American Conference on Private Sector Initiatives, 1987, British-American Conference on Private Sector Initiatives, 1988. Board directors Riggs Bank Europe Ltd., London.


  • Bar: California 1980, District of Columbia 1986.


Chairman Monterey Park (California) Community Relations Commission, 1977—1978. Chairman board trustees Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation. Board advisors Ronald Reagan Institute Emergency Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center.

Board directors Ford's Theater, Washington, Town Hall of California, Los Angeles, Nancy Reagan Foundation. Member of American Bar Association, White House History Association (board directors, vice chairman), Chevy Chase Club, Confrérie des Chaveliers du Tasevin, Alfalfa Club, Metropolitan Club (Washington).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Karate, tennis, skiing.


Married Genevieve Ann McSweeney, December 28, 1985. Children: Genevieve Madeline, Madeline Elizabeth, Caroline Elizabeth.

Frederick Joseph Ryan

Cordelia Beth (Hartman) Ryan

Genevieve Ann McSweeney

Genevieve Madeline Ryan,

Madeline Elizabeth Ryan,

Caroline Elizabeth Ryan,