Richard Wheatland II Edit Profile
AB, Harvard University, 1944; postgraduate, Harvard University, 1946-1947; Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1949.
Various positions with Marshall Plan administration, Office Special Republican in Europe, Department State, Paris, 1950-1953; vice president, New York Airways, New York City, 1953-1968; president, Acadia Management Company, Inc., Boston, 1968-1993; chairman, Acadia Management Company, Inc., Boston, since 1993. Board directors, vice president Pingree Associations, Bangor, Maine.
Member Mayor's Committee Insl. Leaders for Youth, New York City, 1963-1966. Member corporation New England Forestry Foundation.
Member, former chairman Fund for Preservation of Wild Life and Natural Areas, Boston, 1980-1992, board directors 1980-1991. Trustee Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Maine, 1968-1990, honorary trustee, since 1990. Board directors Friends of Public Garden, Boston, 1972-1989, 90-96, 97—, Beacon Hill Civic Association, Boston, 1985-1989, Boston Natural Areas Fund, since 1987, assistant treasurer, 1993-1994, treasurer 1994-1996, board directors 1997, acting chair, since 1997.
Treasurer Frank Hatch for Governor committee, Boston, 1977-1978. Chairman, board trustees & overseers Peabody Essex Museum (formerly Peabody Museum of Salem), Salem, Massachusetts, since 1992, trustee, 1972-1992, president, 1983-1992. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American Association Museum (board directors trustee committee 1976-1986, government affairs committee 1985-1989), Museum Trustee Association (founder, board directors since 1986, secretary 1986-1992), City Club Corporation (former board managers, former treasurer).
Married Cynthia McAdoo, February 13, 1954. 1 child, Sarah Wheatland Fisher.