Roderick M. Hills
 


 

Age: 83



Summary: head of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission under President Gerald R. Ford who concluded that investment companies needed more freedom from regulation, but who was a corporate lawyer and a White House counsel to Ford before becoming SEC chairman in October 1975 just months after the SEC did away with fixed brokerage commission rates.




Cause of Death: Heart failure



Born: March 9, 1931


 
Died: October 29, 2014



Location:
Baltimore, Maryland