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Frank Stanton

AKA Frank Nicholas Stanton

Born: 20-Mar-1908
Birthplace: Muskegon, MI
Died: 24-Dec-2006
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: Natural Causes

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President of CBS, 1946-73

Father: Frank Cooper Stanton (shop teacher)
Mother: Helen Schmidt
Brother: (one younger)
Wife: Ruth Stephenson (high school girlfriend, m. 1931, d. 1992)

    University: BA Zoology and Psychology, Ohio Wesleyan University (1930)
    University: MA Psychology, Ohio State University (1932)
    University: PhD Psychology, Ohio State University (1935)
    Administrator: Board of Overseers, Harvard University

    CBS Consultant (1973-87)
    CBS President (1946-73)
    CBS (1935-46)
    Member of the Board of CBS (-1978)
    American Red Cross Chairman (1973-79)
    RAND Corporation Trustee (as Chairman, 1961-67)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Dutch Treat Club (1948-49)
    SRI International Board member
    Rockefeller Foundation Board member
    Carnegie Institution for Science Board member
    Lincoln Center Board member
    Contempt of Congress (three times)
    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Peabody (five)

Is the subject of books:
Fighting for the First Amendment: Stanton of CBS vs. Congress and the Nixon White House, 1997, BY: Corydon B. Dunham


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