Richard Allen Osias
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Richard Allen Osias
Occupation: international financier, investor, real estate investment, executive, corporate investor
Born: New York City, November 13, 1941


Education
Student, Columbia University, 1963
Postgrad., David Lipscomb University, 19881994
Career
Owner Osias Enterprises, Inc., numerous locations, 19531998
Career Related
Member business cabinet David Lipscomb University; board directors Am. 21; columist New York Herald Tribune, New York Daily Mirror, 1974-1983.
Creative Works
Principal works include city devel., residential and apartment units, developer City of Deer Park, Long Island, New York , founder, developer City North Lauderdale, Florida, founder, developer City of Lauderhill, Florida, complete residential housing communities, shopping centers, country clubs, golf courses, hotel chains, comprehensive housing communities; contributed Greystone Raquet and Tennis Club to Nolensville, Tennessee; owner, operator Coolsprings Executive Plz., landmark office building, International Common Market Shopping Complex and other office bldgs., shopping ctrs. in mid-southern region; co-author: South Florida Uniform Building Code; author: Prenuptial Bliss, 2003.
Awards
Recipient Best Am. House award Am. Home magazine, 1962, Westinghouse award, 1968, Cert. of Merit for outstanding achievement and contribution to City of Atlanta by Mayor Andrew Young, 1982; named Builder of Year, Sunshine State Information Bureau, Florida and Sunshine State Senior Citizen, Florida, 1967-73, Builder of Month, Builder/Arch. Magazine, 1992, Hon. Police Chief, Nashville, Tennessee, 1995, New York City, 1980; profiles on national and international media, including Dateline/CBS TV, NBC TV, CBS TV and Fuji Network (Japan).
Civic
Member North Lauderdale City Council, 1967, mayor, 1968, police and fire commissioner, 1967; hon. police chief New York City, Fort Lauderdale, and Nashville Metropolitan Police, 1994; member Gold Cir., Atlanta Ballet; benefactor Atlanta Symphony Society; founder Boys Clubs Broward County, Tower council Pine Crest Preparatory School; vice president, board directors LaCiel Park Tower Condominium Association; board directors Tennessee Children's Home, MADD, Tennessee chapter, Tennessee Children's Home, Agape Children's Care Center, Nashville, 1993; founding board directors AGAPE, BRoward County chapter Boys Club Am.
Memberships
Member Florida Sheriff's Association, Fort Lauderdale Better Business Bureau, New York Better Business Bureau, Nashville Better Business Bureau, Offshore Power Boat Racing Association, Fraternal Order Police Association (president), U.S. C. of C., Florida C. of C., Margate C. of C., Fort Lauderdale C. of C., Smithsonian Institution, Society Founders University Miami, Tower Council, Columns Society, Pinecrest Preparatory School (founder), National Association Home Builders, Bankers Club (Miami, Florida), Bankers Top of First Club, Quarter Deck Club (Galveston, Texas), Boca Raton (Florida) Yacht and Country Club, Maunalua Bay Club (Honolulu), Tryall Golf and Country Club (Jamaica), Top of the Home Club, Service Plus Club (France), Ensworth Red Gables Society, Hawaii Loa Ridge Association, Cannes Island Yacht Club, Canary Islands Yacht Club, Collier's Reserve Country Club (Naples, Florida), Grey Oaks Country Club (Naples), Le Ciel Club (Naples; vice president board directors), Hawaii Loa Ridge Association
Family
son of Harry L. and Leah (Schank) O.; children: A. Kimberly, Alexandra Elizabeth.
Address
Home: 304 Paiko Dr Honolulu HI 96821
Richard Allen Osias's biography appeared in the following books:
Who's Who In Finance and Industry, 33rd Edition
Who's Who In Finance and Industry, 32nd Edition
Who's Who In Finance and Industry, 31st Edition
Who's Who In Finance and Industry, 30th Edition
Who's Who In Finance and Industry, 29th Edition
Who's Who In Finance and Industry, 28th Edition
Who's Who In Finance and Industry, 27th Edition
Who's Who In Finance and Industry, 26th Edition
Who's Who In Finance and Industry, 24th Edition
Who's Who in America, 59th Edition
Who's Who in America, 57th Edition
Who's Who in America, 56th Edition
Who's Who in America, 55th Edition
Who's Who in America, 54th Edition
Who's Who in America, 53rd Edition
Who's Who in America, 52nd Edition
Who's Who in America, 51st Edition
Who's Who in America, 50th Edition
Who's Who in America, 49th Edition
Who's Who in America, 48th Edition
Who's Who in America, 47th Edition
Who's Who in America, 46th Edition
Who's Who in America, 44th Edition
Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 26th Edition
Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 25th Edition
Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 24th Edition
Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 23rd Edition
Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 22nd Edition
Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 21st Edition
Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 20th Edition
Who's Who in the West, 28th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 20th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 19th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 18th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 17th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 16th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 15th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 14th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 13th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 12th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 11th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 10th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 9th Edition
Who's Who in the World, 8th Edition