Karl M. Ruppenthal Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Kansas, 1939; Bachelor of Laws, University Kansas, 1941; Juris Doctor, U. Kansas, 1968; Master of Business Administration, University of California-Berkeley, 1950; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1959.
Reporter Russell County News, 1934-1935. Owner bookstore and restaurant, 1940-1941. Pilot Trans World Airlines, 1942-1968.
United Parcel Service Foundation professor, director Centre Transportation Studies University British Columbia, Vancouver, 1971-1984. Member Trans World Airlines/ALPA System Board Adjustment, 1947-1949. Executive vice president Airline Pilots Association, 1950.
Professor, director transportation management program Stanford, 1958-1969, director European logistics management program, summers, 1969-1971. Ryder professor transportation University Miami (Florida), 1970. Founder, editor Farwest Press Ltd.
Director Aero Air, Inc., Hazleton Laboratories, Hazleton Nuclear science, Karloid Corporation. Consultant Canada Ministry Transport, American Airlines, AlItalia, C.P. Air, Saudi Arabian Airlines, VASP, Trans World Airlines, Air Transport Association, Ethiopian Air Lines, Pacific Western Airlines, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Boeing Company, World Bank, Governments of Alberta and British Columbia.
President Palo Alto Friends of Library, 1952-1958. Member Palo Alto City Council, California, 1953-1959, Unitarian-Universalist Church of Berkeley. President Karl and Alice Ruppenthal Foundation Arts.
Fellow Chartered Institute Transport. Member National Academy of Sciences (committee member), Academy Logistics (founding), American Economic Association, Industrial Relations Research Association, Transportation Research Forum, Canadian Transportation Research Forum, American Judicature Society, American Arbitration Association (national panel), Peninsula Funeral Society (founding board directors), University Club, Masons, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sigma.
Married Irja Alice Autio, May 30, 1942 (deceased March 1999). Children: Sara, Stephen, Brian. Married Josephine Maxon, November 18, 2000.
1934 - 1935
1940 - 1941
1942 - 1968
1971 - 1984
1971 - 1984