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also known as Preston Robert Tisch

association executive , Financial executive

Robert Tisch, American corporate financial executive, sports association executive.

Background

Tisch, Preston Robert was born on April 29, 1926 in Brooklyn. Son of Abraham Solomon and Sayde (Brenner) Tisch.

Education

Student, Bucknell U., 1943-1944;Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1948.

Career

Co-chairman, co-chief Executive officer, director, Loews Corporation, New York City, since 1960;postmaster general, United States Postal Svc., Washington, 1986-1988;chairman, co-Chief Executive Officer, half owner, New York Football Giants, since 1990. Board directors CNA Finance Corporation, Bulova Watch Company.

Membership

Chairman emeritus New York Conference and Visitors Bureau, National Democratic Convention, 1976, 80. Chairman Citymeals on Wheels, 1993-2002, chairman emeritus, 2003-2005. Trustee New York University.

Member Quadrennial Commission on Executive, Legislation and Judicial Salaries, 1988. Member Governor's Business Advisory Council for New York State. Founder, chairman Take the Field (rebuilding New York City school athletic facilities).

With Army of the United States, 1943-1944. Member Century Country Club, Sigma Alpha Mu. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Connections

Married Joan Hyman, March 14, 1948. Children: Steven E., Laurie M., Jonathan M.

father:
Abraham Solomon Tisch

mother:
Sayde (Brenner) Tisch

spouse:
Joan Hyman

children:
Steven E. Tisch

Laurie M. Tisch

Jonathan M. Tisch