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James Edward Walker

James Edward Walker, American chemical company executive. Member, advisory board Chinese University, Hong Kong; Member of American Chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong (vice president), Aberdeen Boat Club, American of Hong Kong Club, Nautilus Club, Royal Hong Kong Golf Club, Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Hong Kong Club.

Background

  • Walker, James Edward was born on September 6, 1927 in Tennessee, United States. Son of Mel V. and Nelle (Sorrells) Walker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 1953. Master of Science, Carnegie Mellon University. Doctor of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, 1957.

    Career

    • With Exxon Corporation, from 1957. Executive vice president Essochem Europe Inc., Brussels, 1970—1972. President Exxon Chemical Latin America, Coral Gables, Florida, 1972—1977, Exxon Chemical Asia Pacific Ltd., Hong Kong, from 1977.

      With United States Navy, 1946-1949.

    Membership

    Member, advisory board Chinese University, Hong Kong. Member of American Chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong (vice president), Aberdeen Boat Club, American of Hong Kong Club, Nautilus Club, Royal Hong Kong Golf Club, Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Hong Kong Club.

    Connections

    • Married Van Delia M. Bonney, July 28, 1945. Children: James Edward, R. Stephen, Vallierie G.
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    Born September 6, 1927
    Died May 23, 2001
    (aged 73)
    • 1953
      Carnegie Mellon University
    • 1957
      Carnegie Mellon University
    • 1970 - 1972
      executive, vice president Essochem Europe Incorporated
      Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium
    • 1972 - 1977
      president, Exxon Chemical Latin America
      Coral Gables, Cayman Islands