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Accountant

Richard Thomas Schreck was Belgian accountant. Achievements include Co-Founder: Waterloo Memorial Day Museum; Provided the concept for the artist's design of the official Memorial Day Emblem; Had a major role in obtaining official national recognition for Waterloo, New York, as the birthplace of Memorial Day through congressional legislation and Presidential Proclamation, 1966.

Background

Schreck, Richard Thomas was born on April 27, 1930 in Waterloo, New York, United States of America. Son of George Leonard and Isabella Cowan Schreck.

Education

Master of Science Music Education, Ithaca College, Ithaca New York, 1948—1953. Post Graduate Accounting, Syracuse University, 1956—1963.

Career

Public accountant G.L. Schreck Accounting Firm, Waterloo, New York, 1955—1956. Public accountant private practice, 1956—2007, National Society Accountant, Waterloo, 1961—2007. With United States Army, 1953-1955.

Achievements

  • Achievements include Co-Founder: Waterloo Memorial Day Museum. Provided the concept for the artist's design of the official Memorial Day Emblem. Had a major role in obtaining official national recognition for Waterloo, New York, as the birthplace of Memorial Day through congressional legislation and Presidential Proclamation, 1966.

Membership

Member Augusta (Georgia) Symphony Orchestra, 1954, 7th Army Symphony Orchestra, 1955, Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, 1956—1968, president, 1967—1968. Trustee Village of Waterloo, 1964—1977. Founder, research chairman Waterloo Memorial Day Centennial Committee, 1965—1966.

Trustee Waterloo Library. and History Society, 1965—1997. Church historian St. Mary's Church, since 1966. Co-chairman Waterloo Central School Centennial Communications, 1985—1986.

Connections

Married Virginia Doris Main Schreck, August 13, 1994. Married Barbara Ann Walsh Schreck, June 25, 1960 (deceased September 1990). Children: Michael Joseph, James Edward, Mary Annual.

father:
George Leonard

mother:
Isabella Cowan Schreck

spouse:
Virginia Doris Main Schreck

spouse:
Barbara Ann Walsh Schreck

child:
Michael Joseph Schreck

child:
James Edward Schreck

child:
Mary Annual Schreck