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Duke Guider

AKA John William Guider

Born: 10-Mar-1900
Birthplace: Syracuse, NY
Died: 18-Jan-1968
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Defense attorney for Hideki Tojo

Military service: US Navy (1942-46)

Served as an officer in the US Navy during World War II. Court-appointed counsel for Japanese prime minister Hideki Tojo during his war crimes trial. Guider returned to civilian life and purchased a few television stations in New England -- WMOU, WJWG, and WMTW. The callsign of WJWG includes Guider's initials. After he sold the station to Richard McKee, the new owner renamed it WNBC.

Wife: Dorothy Hogan (three children)

    High School: Syracuse, NY
    Military College: United States Naval Academy, Annapolis (1922)
    Law School: Georgetown University (1926)

    Hogan & Hartson (1926-)
    RCA Attorney (resigned 1926 to join Hogan & Hartson)
    Alfalfa Club 1941


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