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Robert Dwight Swezey, American lawyer. Member Bar Association City New York, American, Federal Communications, Boston bar associations, New York County Lawyers’ Association, American Arbitration Association.

Background

Swezey, Robert Dwight was born on September 27, 1906 in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Arthur Dwight and Elizabeth (Thompson) Swezey.

Education

Student Cambridge Latin School, 1923, postgraduate, 1924. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1928, Bachelor of Laws, 1931. Special courses George Washington University, 1936-1937, Southeastern U., Washington, 1938, Columbia, 1939, New York University, 1940.

Career

Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1932, New York bar, 1940, District of Columbia Bar, 1961. Practiced law with Dana T. Gallup, Boston, 1932-1933. With Warner, Stackpole and Bradlee, Boston, 1933-1934.

Legal assistant in research Chemical Bank & Trust Company. New York City, 1934; attorney Reconstruction Finance Corporation, New York City, 1934. Attorney, legal advisor to treasurer Home Owner’s Loan Corporation, Washington, 1934-1938.

Attorney Public Works Administration, Washington, 1938-1939, NBC, New York City, 1939-1942. General counsel, secretary Blue Network Company (now ABC), New York City, 1942-1944. Vice president, general manager Mutual Broadcasting System, New York City, 1944-1948.

Executive vice president, general manager WDSU Broadcasting Corporation, 1949-1960. Special assistant to secretary of labor Department Labor, 1960-1962. Director Code Authority, National Association Broadcasters, Washington, 1962-1964.

Secretary-treasurer Corporation Public Broadcasting, 1968-1970. President MCI Mid-Atlantic Communications, Inc., 1970-1973. Country director International Executive Service Corps, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1974-1975.

Director M.C.I. Communications Corporation.

Religion

The life with Christ is not only to live in the atmosphere of your local church. God made his children creative, productive, and therefore able to make the whole world a better place.

Politics

Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

Views

All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.

Membership

Member Bar Association City New York, American, Federal Communications, Boston bar associations, New York County Lawyers’ Association, American Arbitration Association. Clubs: Harvard, Lambs, Radio Executives (president 1946), Players (New York City).

Connections

Married Helen Hyde Brereton, April. Children: Robert Dwight, Maria, William Denny.

father:
Arthur Dwight Swezey

mother:
Elizabeth (Thompson) Swezey

spouse:
Helen Hyde Brereton

child:
Robert Dwight Swezey

child:
Maria Swezey

child:
William Denny Swezey