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John Thomas Estes

John Thomas Estes, American consumer products company executive, lawyer. Bar: Minnesota, New York. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Chemical Manufacturers Association (chairman government relations committee 1982-1983).

Background

  • Estes, John Thomas was born on March 1, 1932 in Willmar, Minnesota, United States. Son of Lee Eugene and Alyda Marie (Danens) Estes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Law., University Minnesota, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, University Minnesota, 1956.

    Career

    • Attorney Allied Chemical Company, New York City, 1960-1968. General counsel Shahpur Chemical Company, Tehran, Iran, 1968-1969, managing director Iran, 1969-1971. Executive vice president Automotive Products division Allied Chemical Company, New York City, 1971-1975.

      Washington representative Allied Corporation, 1975-1983. Vice president Richard Joshua Reynolds Industries, Inc., Washington, since 1983. Director Business-Government Relations Council, Washington, 1981-1984, president, 1984-1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota, New York.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Chemical Manufacturers Association (chairman government relations committee 1982-1983).

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: golf; skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Marga Christine Schumann, August 3, 1963. Children– Eric, Elizabeth, Sarah.
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    • 1956
      University Minnesota
    • 1956
      University Minnesota
    • 1960 - 1968
      Attorney, Allied Chemical Company
    • 1968 - 1969
      general counsel, Shahpur Chemical Company
      Iran, Chahar Mahall va Bakhtiari, Islamic Republic of Iran
    • 1971 - 1975
      executive, vice president Automotive Products division Allied Chemical Company
    • 1975 - 1983
      Washington representative Allied Corporation
    • 1983
      vice president, R.J. Reynolds Industries
      Washington, United States