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James Sherman Hughes

James Sherman Hughes, American real estate services executive.


  • Hughes, James Sherman was born on October 20, 1942 in Cleveland. Son of James A. and Elizabeth (Sherman) Hughes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1964. Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Dartmouth College, 1966.


    • Professor Escuela de Negocios, Viña del Mar, Chile, 1966-1969. Assistant vice president Eaton Corporation, Cleveland, 1969-1972. Vice president Boston Finance Technology Group, 1972-1976, managing director, 1976-1986, chief executive officer, 1985-1986.

      President Norwich Corporation, Boston, since 1986. Trustee, treasurer Escuela Aguicola Panamericana, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. President Business Associates Club, 1983-1984.

      Board directors Arch Mobile Communications, Inc., Boston Private Bank and Trust Company.


    • Married Bess Dawson, October 23, 1976. Children: William Sherman, Elizabeth Dawson.
    • father: James A. Hughes
    • mother: Elizabeth (Sherman) Hughes
    • spouse: Bess Dawson
    • children: William Sherman Hughes
    • Elizabeth Dawson Hughes
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    Born October 20, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1964
      Dartmouth College
    • 1966
      Master of Business Administration
    • 1966 - 1969
      Professor, Escuela de Negocios
      Viña Del Mar, Valparaiso, Chile
    • 1969 - 1972
      assistant, vice president Eaton Corporation
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1986
      president, Norwich Corporation
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States