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M. Walter Bussewitz, American writer. Chartered Life Underwriter; chartered finance consultant. Treasurer Housing Help, Huntington, New York, 1970-1977. Member Society Professional Journalists (editor newspaper New York chapter 1969-1974, President' award 1972), New York Finance Writer's Association, American Society CLUs, Public Relations Society of America, National Press Club, Silurians, University Wisconsin Alumni Association.

Background

Bussewitz, M. Walter was born on November 23, 1919 in Horicon, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Walter Richard and Addie Mae (Rupnow) Bussewitz.

Education

Bachelor, University of Wisconsin, 1941.

Career

Writer radio news, Transradio Press, Chicago, 1941-1942;writer radio news, United Press International, Milwaukee and St. Paul, 1942-1943;writer business news, Associated Press, New York City, 1943-1958;manager press relations, Equitable Life Association Society of the United States, New York City, 1959-1969;director information services, Equitable Life Association Society of the United States, New York City, 1970-1973;assistant vice president office of corporation responsibility, New York Life, New York City, 1973-1974;special staff writer, Institute Life Insurance, New York City, 1974-1977;regional director life insurance media relations, American Council Life Insurance, Washington, 1977-1985. Contributing editor Life Association News, Washington, 1986-1990. Columnist National Underwriter, Washington, 1986-1990, N.W. correspondent, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Chartered Life Underwriter. Chartered finance consultant.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous booklets on personal finance, l980-85. Contributor articles on insurance related subjects to professional publications.

Membership

Treasurer Housing Help, Huntington, New York, 1970-1977. Member Society Professional Journalists (editor newspaper New York chapter 1969-1974, President' award 1972), New York Finance Writer's Association, American Society CLUs, Public Relations Society of America, National Press Club, Silurians, University Wisconsin Alumni Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music.

Connections

Married Marjorie E. Veness, June 12, 1943. Children: Stephen, Gerald.

father:
Walter Richard Bussewitz

mother:
Addie Mae (Rupnow) Bussewitz

spouse:
Marjorie E. Veness

child:
Stephen Bussewitz

child:
Gerald Bussewitz