David Sturtevant Ruder

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David Ruder
23rd Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission
In office
PresidentRonald W. Reagan
Preceded byJohn S.R. Shad
Succeeded byRichard C. Breeden
Personal details
David Sturtevant Ruder

(1929-05-25) May 25, 1929 (age 90)
Wausau, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Alma materWilliams College
University of Wisconsin, Madison

David Sturtevant Ruder (born May 25, 1929) is an American politician and professor Northwestern University School of Law, where he has served on the faculty since 1961, and where he served as dean from 1977 to 1985.

Ruder served as chairman of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from 1987 to 1989, and later practiced with the Chicago-based law firm Baker & McKenzie. He served as chairman of the Mutual Fund Directors Forum, an organization providing education to independent directors of mutual funds,[1] from 2002 to 2010 and is currently the organization's chairman emeritus.[2]

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  1. "David S. Ruder". www.law.northwestern.edu.
  2. http://www.mfdf.org/about_mfdf/forum_board/