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Ira Glenn Grooms

Ira Glenn Grooms, American manufacturing executive.

Background

  • Grooms, Ira Glenn was born on October 15, 1927 in Ambler, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Ira Wesley and Emma Lou (Miller) Grooms.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1953. Juris Doctor, University San Fernando Valley, 1970.

    Career

    • Special apprentice American Brake Shoe Company, New York City, 1953-1954, office manager Sintermet division Cleveland, 1954-1956, assistant to corporation controller New York City, 1956-1959. Comptroller Raymond Atchley, Inc., Los Angeles, 1959-1962. Director systems and procedures aerospace division Abex Corporation, Oxnard, California, 1962-1969, assistant vice president marketing, 1969-1974, vice president marketing, 1974-1979, senior vice president administration New York City, 1979-1983.

      Management consultant Ira G. Grooms, Somis, California, since 1983. Management consultant Sigma Associates, San Diego, 1983-1986.

    Politics

    The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.

    Religion

    Everybody can reach the love of God. Salvation is for everyone who turns to God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The supportive small group inside the Church is the most powerful tool for people to feel that they belong and also to learn and grow.

    Membership

    Scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, Camarillo, California, 1964-1967. Precinct auditor Republican Committee, Ventura County, California, 1988. Treasurer Blackberry Lane Property Owners Association, Somis, since 1986.

    With United States Navy, 1946-1949, PTO. Member National Association Accountants (national director 1967-1968, Most Valuable Member 1963), Las Posas Country Club (Camarillo, California).

    Personality

    Interests

    Rock collecting, leather working, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Lois Marie Brumbaugh, August 30, 1952. Children: Lucinda, Rebecca, Jennifer, Jeffrey.
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    Born October 15, 1927
    • 1953
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1970
      University San Fernando Valley
    • 1953 - 1954
      Special apprentice American Brake Shoe Company
    • 1959 - 1962
      comptroller, Raymond Atchley
    • 1962 - 1969
      director, systems and procedures aerospace division Abex Corporation
      Oxnard, California, United States
    • 1983
      management, consultant Ira G. Grooms
      Somis, California, United States
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