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John Rigas

AKA John J. Rigas

Born: 14-Nov-1924
Birthplace: Wellsville, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Criminal
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of Adelphia, 1952-2002

Military service: US Army (1943-46)

Father: Demetrios Rigas ("James", d. 1992)
Mother: Eleni Brazas Rigas ("Helen", d. 1993)
Brother: Gus
Sister: Mary Ann Rigas
Sister: Katherine
Wife: Doris Nielsen (m. 1953)
Son: Timothy J. Rigas
Son: Michael J. Rigas
Son: James P. Rigas
Daughter: Ellen Rigas Venetis

    High School: Wellsville High School, Wellsville, NY (1943)
    University: Indiana University Bloomington
    University: BS Management Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1950)
    Administrator: Trustee, St. Bonaventure University (1984-)

    Adelphia Founder and CEO (1952-2002)
    Bush-Quayle '92
    George W. Bush for President
    McCain 2000
    National Cable & Telecommunications Association
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    Pete Wilson for President Committee
    Rotary International
    Santorum 2000
    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Conspiracy convicted (8-Jul-2004)
    Bank Fraud convicted (8-Jul-2004)
    Securities Fraud convicted (8-Jul-2004)
    Wire Fraud
    Heart Bypass Operation triple (1999)
    Inmate: Allenwood Federal Prison Nov-2011
    Greek Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Bladder Cancer


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