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John W. Kluge

Metromedia

1959 - 1986

Entertainment & Broadcast Media

Military ServiceArmy
1950 b. 1914
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateColumbia University
Personal
Born-Died1914
BirthplaceGermany
RaceWhite
FatherProfessional
Era - 1950

Kluge built a $1 billion+ entertainment conglomerate, Metromedia, one of the largest privately held companies in the United States. It has businesses in the telecommunications, media, and information technology industries. During his tenure, Kluge charted and managed the purchase, development and sale of substantial and wide ranging assets ranging from his television and radio broadcasting interests to outdoor advertising, paging, cellular telephone and entertainment businesses.