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James Joseph Packman

James Joseph Packman, Polish banker, publicist.


  • Packman, James Joseph was born on May 10, 1907 in Biala, Poland. Son of Max and Annie Jennie (Gershberg) Packman.

  • Education

    • Student of University Southern California, 1924-1925.


    • Came to the United States, 1910, naturalized, 1939. Copy boy Los Angeles Examiner, 1923-1925, copyreader, 1925-1927. Copyreader Chicago Herald-Examiner and Detroit Times and Detroit Free Press, 1927.

      Assistant real estate editor Los Angeles Examiner, 1928. Copyreader Los Angeles Express, 1928-1930, San Francisco Examiner, 1930-1933. Copyreader Los Angeles Examiner, 1933-1935, telegraph editor, 1935-1937, news editor, 1937-1939, news editor assistant to managing editor, 1939-1943.

      Managing editor Milwaukee (Wisconsin) Sentinel, 1943-1952. Managing editor San Francisco Call Bulletin, 1952-1953. Associate editor Newark (New Jersey) Star-Ledger, 1957-1958.

      Consultant on political and foreign affairs, newspaper operation procedures, since 1958. Private finance as Merchants. & Consumers Industrial Factors.

      Editor San Francisco Progress, 1960-1961. Director public relations Golden Gate National Bank, San Francisco, 1961, vice president, 1962-1969. Home: San Francisco California.


    • Married Lillian Annette Schwartz, June 9, 1929. Children: Barbara Ruth, Phyllis Marlene.
    • father: Max Packman
    • mother: Annie Jennie (Gershberg) Packman
    • spouse: Lillian Annette Schwartz
    • children: Barbara Ruth Packman
    • Phyllis Marlene Packman
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    Born March 10, 1907
    Died February 12, 1969
    (aged 61)