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  Walaska, William A.
NameWilliam A. Walaska
Address140 Aldrich Ave.
Warwick, Rhode Island 02889, United States
Born September 16, 1945
DiedApril 03, 2017 (71 years)
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William A. Walaska (D-District 30, Warwick) was born on September 16, 1945. Married to Marsha and their children are Leslie, Ann Marie and William Jr.

* EDUCATION: He graduated from LaSalle Academy High School; Providence College, 1964; BA Economics, 1968; Williams College, School of Commercial Banking, 1973; Graduate School: Amos Tuck, Dartmouth College; Financial Mgt., 1976; and Providence College M.B.A., 1987.

* EMPLOYMENT: He is employed by Wal-Corp as President & C.E.O., Tri-State Automotive Warehouse.

* GENERAL BACKGROUND: Trudeau Memorial Center, Board Member (2004 -- present); National Conference of State Legislatures Financial Services Standing Committee, Member (2003 -- present); National Conference of State Legislatures Economic Development, Trade, and Cultural Affairs Committee, Member (2003 -- present); United States Naval Reserve (Honorable Discharge, 1964 -- 1968); Economic Development, Trade & Cultural Affairs Committee (2003 -- present); Rhode Island Higher Education Loan Authority (2004 -- present); Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (2004 -- present);
Business and Professional Groups: Warwick Elks; Knights of Columbus; Board of Directors, Greenwood Credit Union; A.S.I.A. Automotive Service Industry Association; 30th Senatorial District Committee (1984-94); Commission on Deaf and Hard of Hearing; Board-Volunteers of Warwick Schools (VOWS); Board- Bishop Hendricken High School; Jonah Advisory Board; Amer. Leg. Exchange Council; Exec. Comm. On Economic Development; Member of the Economic Development Corporation; Member of the Economic Policy Council; and Member of the Capital Center Commission.

* PUBLIC SERVICE INFORMATION: Public Offices and Appointments: Elected Senator November 8, 1994


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