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James Thomas Talbot

James Thomas Talbot, American entrepreneur, real estate developer, airline executive. Bar: California 1963. Served to captain United States Air Force, 1958-1960. Member California Bar Association Clubs: Big Canyon Country (board directors, president 1974-1977), Pacific (president 1981-1986 (Newport Beach); Pauma Valley (California) (board directors 1979-1982).

Background

  • Talbot, James Thomas was born on December 11, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of James Thomson and Katherine Kingman (Kingsland) Talbot.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1957. Doctor of Laws, University California, San Francsico, 1963.

    Career

    • Associate Walker, Wright, Tyler & Ward, Los Angeles, 1963-1965, Gates, Talbot, Morris & Merrill, Los Angeles, 1965-1969. Vice president Dunn Properties Corporation, Santa Ana, California, 1970-1971, president, 1971-1972, chairman, chief executive officer, 1972-1975. Partner Shaw and Talbot, Newport Beach, since 1975.

      Chairman board, chief executive officer, director Hawaiian Airlines, Honolulu, 1989-1991. President, chief executive officer, director HAL, Inc., 1989-1991. Board directors Fidelity National Finance Inc., Phoenix, Hallwood Group, Cleveland, GCA Corporation, Andover, Massachusetts, Brock Hotels, Dallas, ShowBiz Pizza Time, Inc., Resort Income Investors, Inc.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1963.

    Membership

    Served to captain United States Air Force, 1958-1960. Member California Bar Association Clubs: Big Canyon Country (board directors, president 1974-1977), Pacific (president 1981-1986 (Newport Beach). Pauma Valley (California) (board directors 1979-1982).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Linda Williams, September 10, 1959 (divorced 1969). Married Karen Millicent Anderson, July 1, 1972. Children: Susan, Amy, Thomas S.
    • father: James Thomson Talbot
    • mother: Katherine Kingman (Kingsland) Talbot
    • spouses: Linda Williams
    • Karen Millicent Anderson
    • children: Susan Talbot
    • Amy Talbot
    • Thomas S. Talbot
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    Nationality
    • 1957
      Stanford University
    • 1963
      University California
    • 1963 - 1965
      Associate, Walker
      Wright, Wyoming, United States
    • 1965 - 1969
      Associate, Walker
      Gates, Waterford, Ireland
    • 1970 - 1971
      vice president, Dunn Properties Corporation
      Santa Ana, El Salvador
    • 1975
      partner, Shaw and Talbot
      Newport Beach, California, United States
    • 1989 - 1991
      chairman, Hawaiian Airlines
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1989 - 1991
      chief executive, Hawaiian Airlines
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1989 - 1991
      director, Hawaiian Airlines
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1989 - 1991
      president, HAL
    • 1989 - 1991
      chief executive, HAL
    • 1989 - 1991
      director, HAL
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