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Amos B. Hostetter, Jr.

AKA Amos Barr Hostetter, Jr.

Born: c. 1936

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Billionaire, Continental Cablevision

Net worth $2.7B (Forbes 2007).

Continental Cablevision was acquired by US West in 1996 for $10.8B. It was renamed MediaOne, and in 1999 sold to AT&T.


[1] Vestry, Trinity Church Boston.

Father: Amos Hostetter
Wife: Barbara (three children)

    High School: Pingry School
    University: BA, Amherst College (1958)
    University: MBA, Harvard Business School (1961)
    Administrator: Trustee, Amherst College (1989-, as Chairman, 1998-2005)

    Continental Cablevision Inc. Co-Founder and CEO (1967-97)
    Member of the Board of AT&T (1999-2003)
    Member of the Board of Continental Cablevision Inc. (1968-98, as Chairman)
    Member of the Board of Children's Television Workshop
    Member of the Board of Corporation for Public Broadcasting
    Member of the Board of Insight Communications (2005-)
    Member of the Board of National Cable Satellite Corporation
    Member of the Board of Pilot House Associates, LLC
    Member of the Board of WGBH-TV
    Quadrangle Group Advisory Board, Quadrangle Capital Partners
    Boston Museum of Fine Arts Trustee
    Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Trustee
    John McCain 2008
    Nantucket Conservation Foundation Trustee
    National Cable Television Association Board of Directors (1968-98, as Chairman, 1973-74)
    New England Medical Center Trustee
    Obama for America
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Romney for President
    Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity


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