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Richard E. Wiley

AKA Richard Emerson Wiley

Born: 20-Jul-1934
Birthplace: Peoria, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Attorney, Government
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: FCC Chairman, 1974-77

Military service: US Army (JAG Corps, 1959-62, Capt.)

Telecommunications lobbyist.

[1] National Co-Chair, Lawyers for Bush-Quayle, 1992. National Co-Chair, Lawyers for Bush-Cheney, 2000.

Father: Joseph Henry Wiley
Mother: Jean
Wife: Elizabeth Jean (m. 1960, one son, two daughters)
Son: Douglas
Daughter: Pamela
Daughter: Kimberly

    High School: New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL (1951)
    University: BS, Northwestern University (1955)
    Law School: JD, Northwestern University School of Law (1958)
    Law School: LLM, Georgetown University Law Center (1962)
    Lecturer: John Marshall Law School, Chicago (1963-70)
    Administrator: Advisory Board, Institute for Tele-Information, Columbia University

    Wiley Rein & Fielding Founding Partner (1983-)
    Kirkland & Ellis (1977-83)
    US FCC Chairman (1974-77)
    US FCC Commissioner (1972-77)
    Federal Communications Commission General Counsel (1970-72)
    Burdett, Calkins & Wiley Partner (1970)
    Bell and Howell Asst. Corporation Counsel (1968-70)
    Chadwell, Keck, Kayser, Ruggles & McLaren Associate (1963-68)
    American Bar Association
    Bush-Cheney '04
    District of Columbia Bar
    Dreier for Congress Committee
    Federal Bar Association President (1976-77)
    Federal Communications Bar Association President (1986-87)
    Friends of George Allen
    George W. Bush for President
    Illinois State Bar Association
    John McCain 2008
    McCain 2000
    McCain for Senate '98
    McCain-Palin Victory 2008
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    Practising Law Institute
    Rely on Your Beliefs Fund
    Republican National Lawyers Association Board of Directors
    Romney Victory Inc.
    Santorum 2006
    Steele for Maryland
    The Media Institute Trustee (as Chairman)
    Conflict of Interest Utah 1998, fined $150,000; fine overturned 2001
    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Emmy 1997

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