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Charles Grant James

Charles Grant James, American entrepreneur. Decorated Air medals. Member of National Venture Capital Association, Athletic Columbus, Delta Tau Delta.

Background

  • James, Charles Grant was born on October 18, 1928 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Charles Grant and Maude (Casey) James.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Bowling Green State University, 1950. Student, United States Naval Schools Aviation and Justice, 1952.

    Career

    • Treasurer Sea Pines Company, Hilton Head, South Carolina, 1960—1964. Vice president, development Rockresorts, New York City, 1964—1969. Group vice president Heizer Corporation, Chicago, 1970—1974.

      Director Science Advances Inc. Subsidiary Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, president, since 1975, Commercial Operations Group Battelle Memorial Institute, since 1988. Board directors Small Business High Technology Institute, Washington, Olentangy Management Company, Columbus, Geosafe Corporation, Information Dimensions, Inc.

      Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1951-1955, retired Commander United States Naval Reserve.

    Membership

    Member of National Venture Capital Association, Athletic Columbus, Delta Tau Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Y. Cunningham, October 5, 1985.
    • father: Charles Grant James
    • mother: Maude (Casey) James
    • spouse: Elizabeth Y. Cunningham
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    Nationality
    • 1950
      Bowling Green State University
    • 1952
      United States Naval Schools Aviation and Justice
    • 1960 - 1964
      Treasurer, Sea Pines Company
      South Carolina, United States
    • 1964 - 1969
      vice president
    • 1970 - 1974
      group vice president, Heizer Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1975
      director, Science Advances Incorporated Subsidiary Battelle Memorial Institute
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1988
      director, Science Advances Incorporated Subsidiary Battelle Memorial Institute

    Award