Newton Minow

Honorary Consul General at Embassy of Singapore in the United States

Newton Minow

Newton Minow

Honorary Consul General at Embassy of Singapore in the United States

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Career Highlights

Crown Family Foundation

RelSci Relationships

6201

Number of Boards

21

Birthday

01/17/1926 - Milwaukee, WI, United States

Age

95

Number of Awards

1

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Fiduciary Trust Co. International

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Founder at International Republican Institute

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Senior Counsel at Sidley Austin LLP

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Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at Harrison Real Estate

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Founder at Prairie Management, Inc.

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Partner at Sidley Austin LLP

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Co-Founder at Just The Beginning Foundation

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Former Vice Chairman at Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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Chief Administrative Officer at Mayo Clinic

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President at University of Notre Dame

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Honorary Consul General at Embassy of Singapore in the United States
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Former Vice Chairman at Legal Services Corporation

PROMOTES EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE & PROVIDES GRANTS FOR CIVIL LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO LOW-INCOME AMERICANS

Spouse
Life Member, Board of Trustees at Ravinia Festival Association

Ravinia Festival Association provides professional music shows. Its programs include reach programs, teach programs, instrument game, and program for jazz. The company was founded in 1904 and is located in Highland Park, IL.

Education
JD
Class of 1950

The Northwestern University School of Law is an elite, private American law school in Chicago, Illinois. Located in the North Side's Streeterville, it is one of the twelve constituent schools of Northwestern University. The law school was founded in 1859 as the Union College of Law of the Old University of Chicago. The first law school established in Chicago, it became jointly controlled by Northwestern University in 1873 and fully incorporated into Northwestern in 1891. Northwestern Law is a member of the "T-14" law schools, a prestigious group of 14 schools that have national recognition.

Bachelor of Science
Class of 1949

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

Career History
Senior Counsel
Current

Sidley Austin LLP is an American multi-national private company located in New York, NY, that provides legal services.

Honorary Consul General
Current
Walter Annenberg Professor Emeritus
Current

The Northwestern University School of Law is an elite, private American law school in Chicago, Illinois. Located in the North Side's Streeterville, it is one of the twelve constituent schools of Northwestern University. The law school was founded in 1859 as the Union College of Law of the Old University of Chicago. The first law school established in Chicago, it became jointly controlled by Northwestern University in 1873 and fully incorporated into Northwestern in 1891. Northwestern Law is a member of the "T-14" law schools, a prestigious group of 14 schools that have national recognition.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Prior
Life Trustee
Current

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was founded by Theodore Thomas in 1891. The ensemble makes its home at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and plays a summer season at the Ravinia Festival. The music director is Riccardo Muti, who began his tenure in 2010. The CSO is one of five American orchestras commonly referred to as the "Big Five".

Chairman
1973 - 1980
Chairman
Prior

Public Broadcasting Service provides public broadcasting television services. They provide Television programming and related services to 356 noncommercial stations serving all 50 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. It offers oversees program acquisition and provides program distribution and promotion, education services, new media ventures, fundraising support, engineering and technology development and video marketing services. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

Chairman
1961 - Prior

The Federal Communications Commission regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. It was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and operates as an independent U.S. government agency overseen by Congress. The commission is committed to being a responsive, efficient and effective agency capable of facing the technological and economic opportunities of the new millennium.

Chairman of Technology & Privacy Advisory Committee
Prior

The Department of Defense is America's oldest and largest government agency. With our military tracing its roots back to pre-Revolutionary times, the Department of Defense has grown and evolved with our nation. The Defense Department manages an inventory of installations and facilities to keep Americans safe. The Department’s physical plant is huge by any standard, consisting of more than several hundred thousand individual buildings and structures located at more than 5,000 different locations or sites. When all sites are added together, the Department of Defense utilizes over 30 million acres of land.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $2,499
2019

Established in 1980, Access Living is a change agent committed to fostering an inclusive society that enables Chicagoans with disabilities to live fully-engaged and self-directed lives. Nationally recognized as a leading force in the disability advocacy community, Access Living challenges stereotypes, protects civil rights and champions social reform. Their staff and volunteers combine knowledge and personal experience to deliver programs and services that equip people with disabilities to advocate for themselves. Access Living is at the forefront of the disability rights movement, removing barriers so people with disabilities can live the future they envision. The services Access Living offers are changing not only how society views the disability community, but how people with disabilities view themselves. From peer-based support groups, to independent living training, helping people with disabilities take charge of their lives speaks to the passion and dedication Access Living has for service, advocacy, and social change. The foundation for change occurs as people with disabilities forge bonds with one another and recognize a social responsibility to give back to their communities. Ownership of achievements brings a voice to their concerns that is heard loud and clear, so collective action around civil rights issues remains imminent. Developing future leaders is Accessing Living’s strength and ensuring the disabled community is visible is why they are victorious. Access Living’s accomplishments have helped change the world.

$1,000 - $2,499
2018

Established in 1980, Access Living is a change agent committed to fostering an inclusive society that enables Chicagoans with disabilities to live fully-engaged and self-directed lives. Nationally recognized as a leading force in the disability advocacy community, Access Living challenges stereotypes, protects civil rights and champions social reform. Their staff and volunteers combine knowledge and personal experience to deliver programs and services that equip people with disabilities to advocate for themselves. Access Living is at the forefront of the disability rights movement, removing barriers so people with disabilities can live the future they envision. The services Access Living offers are changing not only how society views the disability community, but how people with disabilities view themselves. From peer-based support groups, to independent living training, helping people with disabilities take charge of their lives speaks to the passion and dedication Access Living has for service, advocacy, and social change. The foundation for change occurs as people with disabilities forge bonds with one another and recognize a social responsibility to give back to their communities. Ownership of achievements brings a voice to their concerns that is heard loud and clear, so collective action around civil rights issues remains imminent. Developing future leaders is Accessing Living’s strength and ensuring the disabled community is visible is why they are victorious. Access Living’s accomplishments have helped change the world.

$1,000 - $3,499
2018

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was founded by Theodore Thomas in 1891. The ensemble makes its home at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and plays a summer season at the Ravinia Festival. The music director is Riccardo Muti, who began his tenure in 2010. The CSO is one of five American orchestras commonly referred to as the "Big Five".

Political Donations
$500
2012

Representative from Massachusetts's 4th Congressional District

$500
2012

Representative from Illinois's 11th Congressional District

$1,000
2011

Representative at Office of the Representative from Illinois' 8th District, Raja Krishnamoorthi

Awards & Honors
2016
Government of the United States of America - Presidential Medal of Freedom
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