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George James Lumsden

Background

  • Lumsden, George James was born on August 23, 1921 in Niagara Falls, New York, United States. Son of James and Helen Jessie (Simpson) Lumsden.

  • Education

    • AB, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 1944. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1953.

    Career

    • Teacher, administrator Holland Public School, Michigan, 1949—1954. Training specialist General Electric Company, 1954—1958. Accountant executive Lindeman advertising, Holland, 1958—1962.

      Member editorial staff Jam Handy Organization, Detroit, 1962—1963. Manager sales training Chrysler Corporation, 1963—1980. Principal Executive Communications, Birmingham, from 1980.

      With Dartnell Human Resource Development Series, from 1980, Middle Management, 1982, Winning Sales Force, 1987, Getting Up To Speed, 1929. Served United States Navy, 1942-1945.

    Works

    • New Techniques for Modelling the Management of Stormwater Quality Impacts
    • New Techniques for Modelling the Management of Stormwater Quality Impacts is a unique volume devoted to discussing new developments in modeling, best management practices (BMPs), information management, user interfacing, and instrumentation for reducing the impacts of urbanization on aquatic ecosystems.
    • Author: (books) Tips on Talks, 1962, Impact Management, 1979.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Trustee First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, Michigan, 1965—1968, elder, 1975—1979. Member of National Society Sales Training Executives (editorial honor award 1974, 1978, 1980), National Speakers Association, American Legion (Commander 1946-1947), Birmingham Senior Men's Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Marjorie G. Brouwer, April 15, 1944. Children: James William, Nancy Lumsden Sullivan.
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    Died November 14, 2004
    (aged 83)
    • 1944
      Hope College
    • 1953
      University Michigan
    • 1949 - 1954
      Teacher, Holland Public School
      Michigan, United States
    • 1949 - 1954
      administrator, Holland Public School
      Michigan, United States
    • 1954 - 1958
      training specialist, General Electric Company
    • 1958 - 1962
      accountant, executive Lindeman Advtg.
      Holland, Michigan, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      member, editorial staff Jam Handy Organization
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1963 - 1980
      manager, sales training Chrysler Corporation
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