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Theodore August Bruinsma

business executive

Theodore August Bruinsma was business executive. Bar: New York bar 1949, United States District Court 1949, Georgia bar 1953, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1980. Recipient award Freedoms Foundation, 1978.

Background

Bruinsma, Theodore August was born on August 3, 1921 in Prospect Park, New Jersey, United States. Son of Theodore and Ella (Ullman) Bruinsma.

Education

Bachelor, Washington and Lee University, 1941. Iowa, Business School,, Harvard University, 1943. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1948.

Career

Attorney Whitman Ransom & Coulson, New York City, 1948-1956. Vice president, general counsel McCall Corporation, 1956-1958. President Systematics, Inc., 1958-1961, Lear Jet, Inc., Wichita, Kansas, 1966-1967.

Also director; president Harvest Industries, Inc., Los Angeles, 1969-1978. Also director; executive vice president Capital for Technology Industries, Santa Monica, California, 1963-1965, Packard Bell Electric, Los Angeles, 1965-1966. Councilman Glen Rock, New Jersey, 1956-1960.

Dean Law School, Loyola University, Los Angeles, 1979-1981. President Los Angeles Chamber of C., 1983-1984, University Ventures, Los Angeles, 1984-1990. Retired

State chairman Job Training Council, State of California, 1982-1985, member Industry/Education Council, 1983-1986, member California Economic Development Task Force, 1983-1986.

Governor's appointment secretary, 1984. Member Los Angeles County Economy and Efficiency Commission, 1985-1988. Visiting scholar Claremont (California) Graduate School, 1991-1993.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York bar 1949, United States District Court 1949, Georgia bar 1953, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1980.

Membership

Member Los Angeles Republican Central Committee. Board directors San Pedro (California) Young Men’s Christian Association, 1964-1966, American Education League, 1979-1982, San Pedro Hospital, 1987-1991. Trustee Boy Scouts American, San Pedro, 1965-1966.

California chairman Assembly Republican Political Action Committee, 1978. Founder Los Angeles Political Affairs Council, 1977, Republican candidate for United States Senate, 1982. Trustee California State University, 1986-1989.

Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, 50-51, PTO. Member Copyright Society United States of America (original trustee 1949-1956).

Connections

Married Edith Moog, July 16, 1943. Children– Tim Charles, Lynn Ellen, Dayle.