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Lawyer , Communications executive

William Frederick Rueger, American communications executive, lawyer. Bar: New York 1948.

Background

Rueger, William Frederick was born on December 23, 1919 in Brooklyn. Son of William Jacob and Henrietta (Greenhagen) Rueger.

Education

Bachelor, Bard College, 1940. Master of Arts in Latin and Greek, Columbia University, 1941. Bachelor of Laws (Harlan Fiske Stone scholar 1946-1948), Columbia University, 1948.

Career

Associate firm Hughes, Hubbard & Ewing, New York City, 1948-1950. With Sylvania Electric Products Inc. (name now changed to GTE Products Corporation), from 1950, senior vice president, general counsel, secretary, 1961-1969, senior vice president administration, 1969-1976, vice president, general counsel, 1976-1980.

Vice president corporation development GTE Corporation, 1980-1982, senior vice president corporation planning and development, 1982-1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1948.

Membership

Board managers Meadowbrook Hospital, E. Meadow, New York, 1968-1971. Village justice, Old Westbury, New York, since 1985. New York State committeeman 17th A.D. Democratic party, 1966-1968.

Candidate town council Town of N. Hempstead, New York, 1955. Chairman board trustees Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, 1976-1985. President board trustees, Westbury Memorial Public Library.

Chairman board trustees Nassau County Community College. Warden Church of Advent, Westbury. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.

Member American, Nassau County bar associations, Bar Association City New York, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Anna Helen Arrison, September 17, 1949. Children: Barbara Anne, Nancy Elizabeth, William Frederick, Sally Patricia.

father:
William Jacob Rueger

mother:
Henrietta (Greenhagen) Rueger

spouse:
Anna Helen Arrison

child:
Nancy Elizabeth Rueger

child:
Sally Patricia Rueger

child:
Barbara Anne Rueger

child:
William Frederick Rueger