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Public relations executive

Richard Lyle McGraw, American public relations executive. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Golden Trumpet award, Publicity Club Chicago, 1982. Member of Economic Club Washington.

Background

McGraw, Richard Lyle was born on December 27, 1936 in Montgomery, West Virginia, United States. Son of Henry Paul McGraw and Edythe Lyle (Bagby) Williams.

Education

Student, West Virginia University, 1959—1961. Bachelor, Washington State University, 1964. Master of Arts, Michigan State University, 1968.

Career

Executive assistant to secretary United States Department Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 1973—1975, deputy under secretary, 1975—1977. Executive director Alliance to Save Energy, Washington, 1977—1979, board directors, since 1977. Senior vice president Eastern Air Lines, Inc., Miami, Florida, 1983—1985.

Vice president G.D. Searle & Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1979—1983, Communications Satellite Corporation Corporation, Washington, since 1985. Captain United States Air Force, 1955—1959, Vietnam, 1961—1970. Trustee Skokie Valley Hospital, 1982—1983, Federal City Council, Washington, since 1986.

Board directors Mailman Center, Miami, 1984—1985. Member Council Excellence Government, since 1988. Member private sector public relations committee United States Information Agency, since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Economic Club Washington.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, golf, travel.

Connections

Married Beverly Vaughan McGraw, August 4, 1960 (divorced February 1964). 1 child Patrick; Married Barbara A. Callison, May 15, 1964. 1 child Douglas.

father:
Henry Paul McGraw Williams

mother:
Edythe Lyle (Bagby) Williams

spouse:
Beverly Vaughan McGraw

spouse:
Barbara A. Callison

child:
Patrick McGraw

child:
Douglas McGraw