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Information services executive

Vera Mayer, Hungarian, American Information services executive. Scholar U. Geneva, 1947, U. Zurich, 1948, Pazamany Peter Law U. Budapest, Hungary. Advisor Sutton Community Board, New York City; chairman Forum Committee, Riverdale, New York; associate chairman Hungarian Peasant Youth Organisation; Member American Women Radio and television Society, Special Library. Association, American Records Mgmt.Assn., Hungarian-American Studies Association.

Background

Mayer, Vera was born on July 5, 1927 in Budapest. Daughter of Joseph and Marguerite (Guttman) Strasser.

Education

Student, University Geneva, 1947. Student, University Zurich, Switzerland, 1948. Student, University Budapest Pazamany Peter Law, 1946.

Master of Science in Library. Science Journalism, Columbia University, 1965.

Career

Reporter general assignment, "Kis Ujsag" Hungarian Daily, Budapest, 1945-1946;reporter, New York Times, Geneva, 1947-1950;research project leader Brought Up Children, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, New York City, 1951-1965;research assistant, New York Hospital, New York City, 1965-1968;manager records admissions, archivist, director infantry and archives, vice president information services, NBC, New York City, since 1968. Advisor Soros Foundation, New York City. Judge International Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, South Africa.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor (newspaper) Fieldston Bulletin.

Membership

Advisor Sutton Community Board, New York City. Chairman Forum Committee, Riverdale, New York. Associate chairman Hungarian Peasant Youth Organization.

Member American Women Radio and television Society, Special Library. Association, American Records Management Association, Hungarian-American Studies Association.

Connections

Married Klaus Mayer, May 6, 1950. Children: Rulon R., Carla Mayer Glasser.

father:
Joseph Strasser

mother:
Marguerite (Guttman) Strasser

spouse:
Klaus Mayer

children:
Rulon R. Mayer

Carla Mayer Glasser Mayer