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Gordon Alfred Dressel Edit Profile

cable television executive

Gordon Alfred Dressel, American cable television executive. City councilman City of St. Clair Shores, 1967-1979. Staff sergeant, United States Air Force, 1959-1966, Michigan.

Background

Dressel, Gordon Alfred was born on April 1, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Alfred and Frieda Emma Elsie (Wilde) Dressel.

Education

Bachelor in Psychology, Houghton College, 1956. Master of Arts in Education, Wayne State University, 1967.

Career

General manager, Golden West Entertainment, Austin, Texas, 1979-1980; commercial development director, Warner Cable, Houston, 1980-1984; vice president, general manager, Advanced Earthstas., Houston, 1984-1986; commercial development manager, Times Mirror/Republic Cable, Phoenix, 1986-1987; commercial development manager, Continental Cable, Culver City, California, 1987-1991; commercial development manager, Colony Cable, Palm Desert, California, 1992-1993; commercial development manager, Comcast Cable, Ontario, California, since 1993. High school teacher, Lake Shore H.S., St. Clair Shores, Michigan, 1961-1979.

Membership

City councilman City of St. Clair Shores, 1967-1979. Staff sergeant, United States Air Force, 1959-1966, Michigan.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: restoring 1933 Ford, golf, cycling, working out, drama, chorale.

Connections

Married Gertraude Marianne Ritsert, November 23, 1958 (divorced 1976) children: Bruce, Heidi, Michelle, Kerry.

father:
Alfred Dressel

mother:
Frieda Emma Elsie (Wilde) Dressel

spouse:
Gertraude Marianne Ritsert

children:
Heidi Dressel

Kerry Dressel

Bruce Dressel

Michelle Dressel