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congressman , manufacturing executive

Frederick William Richmond, American Manufacturing executive, former congressman. Recipient Outstanding Young Man award Junior Chamber of Commerce, New York City, 1955.

Background

Richmond, Frederick William was born on November 15, 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George and Frances (Rosen) Richmond.

Education

Student, Harvard University, 1943. AB, Boston University, 1945. Doctor of Laws, Pratt Institute, Shaw University, Polytechnic Institute New York.

Career

Engaged in import-export business, 1945-1949;Chairman of the Board Brubaker Tool Corporation, Millersburg, Pennsylvania, 1950-1957;chairman of the executive committee, director, National Valve & Manufacturing Company, Pittsburgh, 1955-1975;chairman of the executive committee, director, Landers, Frary & Clark, New Britain, Connecticut, 1958-1960;Chairman of the Board, Houston Oil Field Material Company Inc., 1958-1962;Chairman of the Board, Public Svc. Radio Network Inc., New York City, 1961-1965. Board directors Walco National Corporation, New York City, Carthage Machine Company, N.YT., Fed.Forge Inc., Lansing, Michigan, General Industies, Elyria, Ohio, Mitts & Merrill Inc., Saginaw, Mich, Standard Alliance Industries Inc.

Chairman board Walco-Linck Corporation, Clifton, New Jersey, since 1961. Major partner Uforma/Shelby Business Forms Inc., Shelby, Ohio.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Corporate Integration: How to Beat the Japanese at Their Own Game.

Membership

Member City Council, City of New York, 1973-1975. Member 94th-98th Congresses from 14th New York District, 1975-1982. Chairman emeritus Governor's Committee on School Achievement.

Member New York City Commission on Human Rights, 1962-1967. President Community Improvement Corporation Manhattan, Neighborhood Study Clubs., Inc. Chairman Project Upgrade Inc.

Board directors Frederick W. Richmond Foundation. Honorary chairman Young Audiences Inc. Chairman emeritus Carnegie Hall Corporation, New York City.

Trustee Citizens Union, Citizens Budget Commission. Member New York Council Arts. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945.

Member Urban League Greater New York (honorary president).

Connections

1 son, William McNeir.

father:
George Richmond

mother:
Frances (Rosen) Richmond