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John A. Butler

John A. Butler, business executive. President Stop Gap, Laguna Beach, California, 1986; national chairman Stanford University Annual Fund, 1986-1991; chairman Blind Children's Learning Center, Santa Anna, 1992-1993. Member Association for Corporation Growth (president Los Angeles chapter 1981-1982).

Background

  • Butler, John A. was born on April 9, 1932 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Durrel Weaver and Lorena (Coomber) Butler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1953. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1955.

    Career

    • Vice president DiGiorgio Corporation, San Francisco, 1965-1972. Regional director ACTION, 1972-1973. Assistant to the president Marcona Corporation, 1973-1977.

      Director corporation development Hydril Company, Los Angeles, 1977-1979. Vice president National Education Corporation, Irvine, California, 1979-1987. Managing director Johnson Butler & Company, Los Angeles, from 1987.

      Vice chairman Larlen Inc., golf apparel company, Santa Ana, California, from 1987, also board directors.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    President Stop Gap, Laguna Beach, California, 1986. National chairman Stanford University Annual Fund, 1986-1991. Chairman Blind Children's Learning Center, Santa Anna, 1992-1993.

    Member Association for Corporation Growth (president Los Angeles chapter 1981-1982).

    Personality

    Interests

    Wine tasting, tennis, jogging, antique cars.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Kirk, July 14, 1954. Children: Catherine, John A., Junior, Nancy, Elizabeth, James.
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    Died October 12, 1996
    (aged 64)
    • 1953
      Stanford University
    • 1955
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1965 - 1972
      Vice president, DiGiorgio Corporation
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1972 - 1973
      regional director, ACTION
    • 1973 - 1977
      assistant, to the president Marcona Corporation
    • 1977 - 1979
      director, corporation development Hydril Company
    • 1979 - 1987
      vice president, National Education Corporation
      Irvine, California, United States
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