October 15, 1985
A Montgomery County, Md., judge granted a divorce to the wife of former Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement director John M. Fedders, on grounds that Fedders was cruel during the 19-year marriage. Circuit Court Judge James S. McAuliffe awarded Charlotte Fedders use of the couple's home, custody of their five children and $1,500 a month in support. Fedders separated from his wife in 1983.
May 12, 1990 |
Wives who get beaten and smashed by their husbands and don't get rid of them are pretty stupid. Likewise, husbands who beat and smash their wives ought to be kicked and clubbed. There, we said it. That's probably the pervasive sentiment on the matter of battered wives. "Shattered Dreams," which airs on Channels 2 and 8 Sunday at 9 p.m., takes on said domestic violence with Lindsay Wagner and Michael Nouri.
February 26, 1985 |
A top Securities and Exchange Commission official, despite court testimony that he has been a chronic wife-beater with severe personal and financial problems, won support Monday from the SEC's chairman for doing an "outstanding job" as the chief enforcer of federal securities laws. In an impromptu news conference, commission Chairman John S. R. Shad told reporters that he has not asked for the resignation of John M. Fedders, the SEC's director of enforcement.
April 30, 1985
Gary Lynch on Monday was appointed director of enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission, replacing John Fedders, who resigned amid disclosures that he had abused his wife. SEC Chairman John S. R. Shad announced the selection of Lynch, who has been an attorney in the commission's enforcement division since 1976. Lynch, 34, had been serving as acting head of the enforcement division in the two months since Fedders quit.