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The Jesse Owens International Trophy Award



  A native of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, EDWARD W. FRANTEL, Co-Chairman for this evening's Sixth Annual Jesse Owens International Trophy Award Dinner is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Seven-Up Company, an operating company of Phillip Morris Incorporated for which Mr. Frantel is also a Vice President.
  He is President of the Jesse Owens Foundation, a Special Advisor to the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Secretary-Treasurer and a trustee of the National Fitness Foundation and was Chairman of the 1983 Jackie Robinson Awards Banquet. 

  CHARLES MARSHALL, who was Chairman for the Fifth Annual Jesse Owens International Trophy Award Dinner, is Executive Vice President of AT&T. Mr. Marshall has held numerous positions with the Bell System and with American Telephone and Telegraph between 1953 and 1975, when he was appointed Vice President of Texas Operations for Southwestern Bell in Dallas. Twenty-one months later he was named Vice President and Treasurer of AT&T in New York City. 

  A devoted friend of the Jesse Owens International Amateur Athlete Award program is JAMES PENNISTON KAVANAGH who, for the fourth year, is serving as a dinner Co-Chairman. J. Penn Kavanagh is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Schieffelin & Co., a New York-based wine and spirits importer and distributor that was the original sponsor of the Award.


  As Dinner Co-Chairman for this year's award presentation, WILLIAM E. SIMON, the Keynote Speaker at the Fourth Annual Jesse Owens International Trophy Award Dinner, is former President of the United States Olympic Committee (US-OC) and former Vice President of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC).
  Mr. Simon launched his financial career in the early '50s and '60s with companies like Union Securities, Weeden & Company and Solomon Brothers where he headed the Government and Municipal Securities departments. 


  PERCY ELLIS SUTTON's business and professional activities are many and wide-ranging. Perhaps chief among his current interests is his involvement in telecommunications. He is the Chairman of the Board and Treasurer of Inner City Broadcasting Corporation; General Partner in Apollo Theater Investor Group; Chairman of the Boards of Inner City Management and Consultants, Inc. of New York, Inner City Cable TV Systems of New York, Inner City America Cable TV Productions of New York; and President and Chairman of Apollo Entertainment Television and Percy Sutton Intercontinental, Inc., a New York holding company involved in domestic and international investment and trade and communications ownership and consulting. 

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