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James Owen Roberts

James Owen Roberts, American diversified financial services company executive. Trustee Applewood Centers Foundation, from 1996, Society for the Blind, Cleveland, 1983—1986, Ohio Motorists Association, 1985—1994, chairman, 1990—1992; president Childrens Services, Inc., 1986—1988; trustee Great Lakes Theatre, co-chairman, 1998—2001; elder Fairmount Prresbyn. Church; Member Cleveland Skating Club, Nassau Club, Huron Yacht Club.

Background

  • Roberts, James Owen was born on August 19, 1930 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John William and Sada (Buckmaster) Roberts.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Case Western Reserve University, 1970.

    Career

    • With Owens-Illinois, Inc., Toledo, 1952-1971, food division manager New York City, 1963-1966, branch manager Cleveland, 1966-1971. Manager corporation finance Stone & Webster Securities Corporation, 1971-1974. From regional director to president Management Planning, Inc., 1976-1996, chairman, 1996—2005.

      Lecturer valuation and business ownership succession. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1954.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Trustee Applewood Centers Foundation, from 1996, Society for the Blind, Cleveland, 1983—1986, Ohio Motorists Association, 1985—1994, chairman, 1990—1992. President Childrens Services, Inc., 1986—1988. Trustee Great Lakes Theatre, co-chairman, 1998—2001.

    Elder Fairmount Prresbyn. Church; Member Cleveland Skating Club, Nassau Club, Huron Yacht Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, skiing, hiking, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Georgianna Timmons, January 30, 1954. Children: Stephen, Susan, Ellen, Timmons.
    • father: John William Roberts
    • mother: Sada (Buckmaster) Roberts
    • spouse: Georgianna Timmons
    • children: Stephen Roberts
    • Susan Roberts
    • Ellen Roberts
    • Timmons Roberts
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    Born August 19, 1930
    Died May 12, 2005
    (aged 74)
    Nationality
    • 1952
      Ohio State University
    • 1970
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1952 - 1971
      With Owens-Illinois
      Toledo, Belize
    • 1971 - 1974
      manager, corporation finance Stone & Webster Securities Corporation
    • 1976 - 1996
      from regional director, to president Management Planning