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us: Parsons, Richard D.

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    • us: Parsons, Richard Dean
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1946-08-06
    • Birth Date

        1948-04-04Encyclopedia of African American History
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. White House Presidential Personnel Office
        • Organization: (naf) Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler (Firm)
        • Organization: (naf) Dime Savings Bank of New York
        • Organization: (naf) AOL Time Warner
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        (lcsh) Lawyers
          (lcsh) College teachers
            (lcsh) Executives
        • Sources

          • found: Meyers, J. Mental health consultation in the schools, 1979 (a.e.) t.p. (Richard D. Parsons) jkt. (asst. prof. psych, Our Lady of Angels Coll.)
          • found: Passive aggressiveness, theory and practice, 1983 (a.e.) CIP t.p. (Richard Dean Parsons, Ph. D.) CIP galley (asso. prof. psychol. & asst. academic dean, Neumann Coll., Aston, Pa.) CIP data sheet (b. 8/6/46)
          • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century, accessed February 28, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Parsons, Richard Dean; corporate executive, lawyer; born 04 April 1948 in Brooklyn, New York, United States; graduated from Albany Law School (1971); joined Governor Nelson Rockefeller's staff as legal aide; was a White House lawyer and domestic policy adviser to President Gerald Ford (1974); joined Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler, eventually becoming partner; was chief operating officer (1988) and chairman and chief executive officer of the Dime Savings Bank of New York (1990); become president of Time Warner (1995); helped implement a merger subsequently described as the worst in corporate history, the union of Time Warner and America Online (AOL) (2000); became chief executive officer (CEO) of the new AOL Time Warner and chairman of the board (2002, 2003); cut the company's debt and streamlined its business structure, selling off some divisions, including the Warner Music Group; left the CEO job, remaining chairman of the board (2008))
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          • 1979-06-05: new
          • 2015-09-15: revised
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