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John Henry Felix

John Henry Felix, American investment company executive.

Background

  • Felix, John Henry was born on June 14, 1930 in Honolulu. Son of Henry and Melinda (Pacheco) Felix.

  • Education

    • Attended, Chaminade College, 1947. AB summa cum laude, San Mateo College, 1950. Postgraduate, University California, San Francisco, 1950—1952.

      Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1971. Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, California Western University. Doctor of Philosophy, Walden University, 1975.

    Career

    • Assistant to president American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations Unity House, 1955—1957. Executive vice president Hotel Operating Company of Hawaii, 1957—1960. Assistant to Governor of Hawaii, 1960—1962.

      President LaRonde Restaurants, Inc., 1962—1984, Hotel Associates, Inc. Consul to Portugal, since 1974. Vice consul to Spain, since 1980.

      Director, member executive committee, chairman personnel committee Hawaii National Bank. President, chairman executive committee Hawaiian Memorial Park. Board directors Inter Island Petroleum, Island Transport, Inter Island Transport & Hawaii Health Holidays.

      Regent Chaminade University, 1989. Member Young Presidents' Organization advanced management program Harvard University, Stanford University. With Army of the United States, 1952-1954.

    Membership

    Chairman American Red Cross, 1961-1963, 72. Delegate League Red Cross Societies. Chairman Governor's Jobs for Veterans Task Force, 1971-1976, Honolulu Redevelopment Agency, 1971, 72, Honolulu City & County Planning Committee, 1959.

    Chairman Board Water Supply, 1973-1975, Honolulu City County Board Parks Recreation. Member City and County Honolulu Police Commission, 1979, chairman, 1984. President board Hawaii Public Radio, 1979.

    Board governors American Red Cross, also chairman Pacific division. National chairman March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, Boys Scouts American, commissioner Aloha council, Hawaii, 1987. Chairman redevelopment committee Castle Memorial Center.

    Representative United States South Pacific Commission, 1985. Special assistant to president League of American Red Cross, Red Crescent Society, 1985. Member (life) Hawaii Chamber of Commerce.

    Member Young President's Organization, Hawaii Restaurant Association (president 1967), Air Force Association (president Hawaii), National Eagle Scout Association (life, vice chairman Hawaii chapter, Distinguished award), Civil Air Patrol-United States Air Force Auxiliary (Commander Hawaii Wing 1980), Arts Club of Washington, Oahu Country Club, Pacific Club, Plaza Club, Rotary Club.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Berry. Children: Laura Haroskiewicz, Linda Diciro, Jayne Mordell, John Morgan, Annette Sherry.
    • father: Henry Felix
    • mother: Melinda (Pacheco) Felix
    • spouse: Patricia Berry
    • children: Laura Haroskiewicz Felix
    • Linda Diciro Felix
    • Jayne Mordell Felix
    • John Morgan Felix
    • Annette Sherry Felix
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    Born June 14, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1947
      Chaminade College
    • 1950
      San Mateo College
    • 1971
      Harvard University
    • 1975
      Walden University
    • 1955 - 1957
      Assistant, to president American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations Unity House
    • 1957 - 1960
      executive, vice president Hotel Operating Company of Hawaii
    • 1960 - 1962
      assistant, to Governor of Hawaii
    • 1962 - 1984
      president, LaRonde Restaurants
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