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James Arthur Peponis

James Arthur Peponis, American communications executive. Decorated knight of Holy Sepulcher of Ecumenical Patriarchate of Jerusalem Greek Orthodox Church; recipient Erickson trophy, Army National Guard Bureau United States, 1961, District award of Merit, Boy Scouts American, 1968.


  • Peponis, James Arthur was born on September 28, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur H. and Ethel A. (Karambis) Peponis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1956. Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1979.


    • With Linde division Union Carbide Corporation, Chicago, 1956—1959, Plaza Cleaners & Dyers, Inc., Chicago, 1959—1962. Division manager Illinois Bell Telephone Сompany, 1962—1983. Area manager American Telephone & Telegraph Company Communications, 1984—1986.

      Division manager Network Field Operations, 1986—1987, division manager marketing support, from 1987. With United States Army, 1958-1959, lieutenant National Guard United States Army, 1958-1966.


    District chairman, executive board Chicago council Boy Scouts American, 1965—1968. Executive committee United Hellenic American Congress, from 1979. General chairman Greek Heritage Week, 1980.

    Alumni board J.L. Kellogg Graduate School Business, Northwestern University, 1986—1987, parents council, 1982—1984. Vice president Hubbard St. Dance Company, from 1987. Board directors archdiocesan council Greek Orthodox Archdiocese North and South America, from 1977.

    Archon of Ecumenical Patriarchate Constantinople Greek Orthodox Ch, 1982. President Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Chicago, 1985—1986. Board directors Wilmette Baseball Assn, 1980, Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center, from 1988, Hubbard St. Dance Company, from 1986.

    Member of American Marketing Association, Western Society Engineers, League of Greek Orthodox Stewards (national chairman since 1986), Northwestern Executive Masters Alumni Association (board directors 1985-1986), Northwestern Management Club Chicago (vice president 1985-1986, president since 1986).


    • Married Catherine Coulolias, August 22, 1959. Children: Nancy Ellen, Arthur James.
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    Born September 28, 1934
    Died October 21, 1992
    (aged 58)
    • 1956
      Northwestern University
    • 1979
      Northwestern University
    • 1956 - 1959
      With Linde division Union Carbide Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1959 - 1962
      With Linde division Union Carbide Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1962 - 1983
      division manager, Illinois Bell Telephone Company
    • 1984 - 1986
      area manager, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Communications