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Alton Jerry Speaks

Alton Jerry Speaks, American agricultural leasing company executive.

Background

  • Speaks, Alton Jerry was born on January 17, 1942 in Yazoo City, Mississippi, United States. Son of Travis Griffin and Mary (Crutchfield) Speaks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Mississippi College, 1967. Management trainee, assistant credit manager Ralston Purina Company, Gainesville, Georgia and Nashville, 1967-1970. Credit manager, administrative manager Cargill, Inc., Memphis, 1970-1976.

      Regional credit manager International Multi Foods, Inc., Minneapolis, 1976-1979. President, co-owner Consolidated Agri Leasing Inc., Memphis, since 1979.

    Politics

    All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change education.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The Covenant is a big challenge to everybody. If God is committed to human race, anyone has to be prepared to accept that as reality and make a commitment in return.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Bible is the primary source of theology and doctrine, with three others being tradition, reason and experience.

    Membership

    Clubs: Ridgeway Country, Summit.

    Connections

    • Married Jan Ann Shepherd, November 23, 1967.
    • father: Travis Griffin Speaks
    • mother: Mary (Crutchfield) Speaks
    • spouse: Jan Ann Shepherd
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    Born January 17, 1942
    (age 75)
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