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James Clifford Edwards

James Clifford Edwards, American finance company executive. Certified Public Accountant Ohio.

Background

  • Edwards, James Clifford was born on June 27, 1930 in Covington, Kentucky, United States. Son of Hubert and Elizabeth (Moore) Edwards.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Cincinnati, 1955. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1978.

    Career

    • Audit staff/manager Arthur Andersen & Company, Cincinnati, 1955—1966. Corporation vice president finance Bee Chemical Company, Lansing, Illinois, 1966—1985. Executive vice president Allen Finance, Inc., Vero Beach, Florida.

      Vice chairman Tioga International, Inc., Calument City, since 1989. Secretary, treasurer, director Ru Van Inc., Evansville, Indiana, Proform, Inc., Evansville, Indiana, since 1990. Served United States Navy, 1948-1952.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant Ohio.

    Politics

    God commands His people to respect the authority of political leaders and honor them. God also commands His people to pray for their political leaders.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    All who truly seek God are both competent and called to develop in that relationship and share it with others.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

    Membership

    Trustee Village of Olympia Fields, 1972. Board directors Manufacturers Political Action Committee, Chicago, 1984—1985. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois Society Certified Public Accountant's, Finance Executives Institute, International Association Finance Planners, Illinois Manufacturers Association (chairman tax committee 1984-1985), Manufacturers Association Chicago Heights and Southern Suburbs (president 1981), Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi.

    Connections

    • Married Judith Ann Bowker, April 10, 1954. Children: Karen, Thomas, Laura, James, Mary.
    • father: Hubert Edwards
    • mother: Elizabeth (Moore) Edwards
    • spouse: Judith Ann Bowker
    • children: Karen Edwards
    • Thomas Edwards
    • Laura Edwards
    • James Edwards
    • Mary Edwards
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    Nationality
    • 1955
      University Cincinnati
    • 1978
      University Chicago
    • 1955 - 1966
      Audit staff/manager Arthur Andersen & Company
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1966 - 1985
      corporation vice president, finance Bee Chemical Company
      Lansing, Michigan, United States
    • 1989
      vice chairman, Tioga International