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James Dale Atherton

James Dale Atherton, American publishing executive. Chairman division IV United Way. Served with United States Army, 1955-1958. Member National Fluid Power Association, Industrial Marketers of Cleveland (director), Business Professional Advertising Association, Sales and Marketing Executives, Material Handling Institute, T.F. Club of Cleveland (president 1973), Cleveland Advertising Club, Scribes Internationale.

Background

  • Atherton, James Dale was born on August 20, 1935 in Browder, Kentucky, United States. Son of Homer and Hettie Flora (Tucker) Atherton.

  • Education

    • Student, Cuyahoga Community College. Student, Michigan State University.

    Career

    • With Penton Press, 1958-1964, Steel Magazine, 1964-1970, Industry Week Magazine, 1970-1974. Sales manager New Equipment Digest, Cleveland, 1974-1975, public, since 1975, senior vice president, since 1989. Chairman standards and practices committee Media Comparability Council.

      Director Business Publications Audit.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Chairman division IV United Way. Served with United States Army, 1955-1958. Member National Fluid Power Association, Industrial Marketers of Cleveland (director), Business Professional Advertising Association, Sales and Marketing Executives, Material Handling Institute, T.F. Club of Cleveland (president 1973), Cleveland Advertising Club, Scribes Internationale.

    Clubs: Lakewood Country, Mid-Day, Communicators.

    Connections

    • Children by previous marriage: Lisa Marie, Lora Dianne. Married second Nancy M. Atherton. Children: Cynthia, Victoria, Paul, Matthew, Walter.
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    Born August 20, 1935
    • 1958 - 1964
      With Penton Press
    • 1964 - 1970
      With Penton Press
    • 1970 - 1974
      With Penton Press
    • 1974 - 1975
      sales manager, New Equipment Digest
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1975
      sales manager, New Equipment Digest