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William Kriegsman Dies of Cancer

February 26, 1998

WASHINGTON (AP) _ William E. Kriegsman, a former member of Atomic Energy Commission and a consultant on national defense, energy and environmental issues, died of cancer Monday. He was 66.

In 1957, Kriegsman joined the New York staff of the AEC, the forerunner to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and transferred several years later to the agency’s Washington staff, where he held posts as a health physicist and analyst.

In 1969 he joined the Domestic Council staff of the White House, resigning in 1971 to become vice president of Arthur D. Little Inc., a Washington consulting company. Kriegsman left Little in 1973 to return to the AEC as one of its commissioners. In 1974 he went back to Little as head of its Washington office.

Later he joined the Booz Allen & Hamilton as a vice president before starting his own firm, Mesa Consulting Group, Inc. He retired last year.

Kriegsman was born in New York City, graduated from the University of Rochester and received a master’s degree in engineering administration from George Washington University. Survivors include his wife, Kay Harris Kriegsman, and two children.

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