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Publishing consultant

Laszlo Richard Straka, American publishing consultant. d. directors, secretary Szechenyi Istvan Society, New York City, 1967-1980, 89-93. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Straka, Laszlo Richard was born on June 22, 1934 in Budapest, Hungary. Came to United States, 1950, naturalized, 1956. Son of Richard J. and Elisabeth (Roeck) Straka.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, New York University, 1959.

Career

Accountant Greatrex Ltd., New York City, 1952-1953. President Maxwell Macmillan International Public Group, 1991-1992. With Pergamon Press, Inc., Elmsford, New York, 1954-1990, vice president, 1964-1968, executive vice president, treasurer, 1968-1974, president, 1974-1975, 80-88, chairman board, 1975-1977, 88-90, vice chairman board, 1977-1980, 88-89, also director.

Vice chairman board Pergamon Books Ltd., Oxford, England, 1986-1988. Group vice president Macmillan Incorporated, New York York City, 1989-1991. Public consultant Alta Loma, California, 1992—2005.

Retired, 2005

Treasurer British Book Centre, Incorporated, New York York City, 1956-1967. President Pergamon Holding Corporation, 1981-1986. Chairman board Microforms International, Inc., 1971-1987.

Membership

D. directors, secretary Szechenyi Istvan Society, New York City, 1967-1980, 89-93. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Eva K. von Viczian, January 20, 1962 (divorced May 1981). Children: Eva M., Monika E., Viktoria K.

father:
Richard J. Straka

mother:
Elisabeth (Roeck) Straka

spouse:
Eva K. von Viczian

children:
Viktoria K. Straka

Monika E. Straka

Eva M. Straka