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automotive company public affairs manager

Richard William Dewey, American automotive company public affairs manager. Member of Public Relations Society of America (accredited member), San Francisco Press Commonwealth.

Background

Dewey, Richard William was born on June 30, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Richard Sydney and Viola Katherine (Rau) Dewey.

Education

Bachelor, University Michigan, 1955.

Career

Reporter, business writer Owosso (Michigan) Argus-Press, 1955—1956. With public relations staff Chrysler Corporation, 1956—1957, Burroughs Corporation, 1957. Account executive, public relations McCann Erickson, 1958—1960, Kenneth Drake Associates, 1960—1961.

With Ford Motor Company, since 1961. Overseas public information manager Ford Tractor Operations, 1965—1970, corporation information manager international operations, 1970—1971, corporation international plans manager, 1971—1974, assistant public relations manager, 1974—1976. Assistant manager public relations Western Region, 1976—1983, regional manager public affairs staff San Jose, California, since 1983, National Advisory Board Northwood Institute, Midland, Michigan.

Board directors Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Twin Lake, since 1972. Advisory committee member Crittendon Hospital, Rochester. Served to lieutenant United States Army, 1953-1955.

Membership

Member of Public Relations Society of America (accredited member), San Francisco Press Commonwealth.

Connections

Married Dora Belle Byerly Dewey, December 27, 1952. Children: Steven Richard, Cheryl Katherine Dewey Hartman.

father:
Richard Sydney Dewey

mother:
Viola Katherine (Rau) Dewey

spouse:
Dora Belle Byerly Dewey

child:
Steven Richard Dewey

child:
Cheryl Katherine Dewey Hartman Dewey