logo logo

James George Duff

James George Duff was American finance company and automotive executive. Sunray Mid-Continent scholar, Bankers scholar, to 1960.

Background

  • Duff, James George was born on January 27, 1938 in Pittsburg, Kansas, United States. Son of James George and Camilla Matilda (Vinardi) Duff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with distinction, University Kansas, 1960. Master of Business Administration, University Kansas, 1961.

    Career

    • With Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1962-1997, various positions finance staff, 1962-1971. Director product, profit, price, warranty Ford of Europe, 1972-1974. Controller Ford Division, 1974-1976, controller car operations, 1976, controller car product development, 1976-1980.

      Executive vice president Ford Motor Credit Company, 1980-1988, board directors. President, chief operating officer United States Leasing International Inc., San Francisco, 1988-1989, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1990-1991. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer USL Capital (formally United States Leasing International Inc.), 1991-1997, also board directors.

      Retired, 1999

      Board directors Boulder Total Return Fund, 1997-1999. Member Conference Board, 1990-1997.

    Membership

    Member advisory board University Kansas School Business, 1980-1998. Board directors Bay Area Council, 1990-1997. Trustee San Francisco Museum Modern Art, 1990-1997.

    Chairman business development unit Detroit United Fund, 1980-1985, chairman education and local government unit Detroit United Fund, 1986-1988. Member San San Francisco Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1990-1991).

    Connections

    • Married Linda Louise Beeman, June 24, 1961 (divorced). Children: Michele, Mark, Melissa. Married Beverly L. Pool, November 16, 1984.
    • father: James George Duff
    • mother: Camilla Matilda (Vinardi) Duff
    • spouses: Linda Louise Beeman
    • Beverly L. Pool
    • children: Michele Duff
    • Mark Duff
    • Melissa Duff
    See on larger map
    Born January 27, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1960
      University Kansas
    • 1961
      University Kansas
    • 1962 - 1997
      With Ford Motor Company
      Dearborn, Michigan, United States
    • 1962 - 1971
      With Ford Motor Company
    • 1972 - 1974
      director, product
      Price, Utah, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      president, ational Incorporated
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      chief operating officer United States Leasing Intern, ational Incorporated
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1999
      retired
    • show more ...

    Award