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James Walter Rau

James Walter Rau, American life insurance and securities broker. Councilman City of Alpena, 1980-1984, member planning committee, 1974-1980. Sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1945-1946, Center American; Member Air Force Association (president Alpena chapter 1985-1987), Lions (president Alpena club, state chairman council governors 1966-1967, Michigan Lion of Year 1971), Elks.

Background

  • Rau, James Walter was born on June 20, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Walter Kelly and Loretta Louise (Willett) Rau.

  • Career

    • Assistant registrar technical assistance United Nations, New York City, 1950-1952. Life insurance agent Equitable Life Assurance Company, Hempstead, New York, 1952-1957. Salesman NCR Corporation, Saginaw, Michigan, 1957-1961, sales manager Alpena, 1961-1974.

      Agency manager Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, 1974-1982. Broker, owner James W. Rau & Associates, since 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Councilman City of Alpena, 1980-1984, member planning committee, 1974-1980. Sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1945-1946, Center American. Member Air Force Association (president Alpena chapter 1985-1987), Lions (president Alpena club, state chairman council governors 1966-1967, Michigan Lion of Year 1971), Elks.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, hunting, motorcycle touring, golf, skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Doris Marie Walsh, January 31, 1953 (divorced 1977). Children: Gary James, Kathleen Ann. Married Shirley Ann May, February 10, 1978.
    • father: Walter Kelly Rau
    • mother: Loretta Louise (Willett) Rau
    • spouses: Doris Marie Walsh
    • Shirley Ann May
    • children: Gary James Rau
    • Kathleen Ann Rau
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    Nationality
    • 1950 - 1952
      Assistant, registrar technical assistance United Nations
    • 1952 - 1957
      life insurance agent Equitable Life Assurance Company
      Hempstead, New York, United States
    • 1957 - 1961
      salesman NCR Corporation
      Saginaw, Michigan, United States
    • 1974 - 1982
      agency manager, Manufacturers Life Insurance Company
    • 1982
      broker, s
    • 1982
      owner James W. Rau & Associate, s