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John Richard Edman

John Richard Edman, American automotive financial services executive. Served with United States Army, 1946-1947. Member Finance Executives Institute Clubs: Detroit Athletic; Presidents (University Michigan); Bloomfield Hills (Michigan); Birmingham (Michigan) Athletic.

Background

  • Edman, John Richard was born on October 14, 1927 in Brighton, Michigan, United States. Son of Martin Wagner and Elizabeth Statira (Jacobs) Edman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Michigan, 1950. Master of Business Administration, University Michigan, 1951.

    Career

    • Comptroller Terex division General Motors, 1966-1969, comptroller Packard Electric division, 1969-1971. Comptroller General Motors Canada, 1971-1972, Air Corps Spark Plug division General Motors, 1972-1974. Assistant comptroller General Motors, 1974-1975, treasurer, 1975-1978, vice president finance, 1978-1986.

      Chairman General Motors Acceptance Corporation, Detroit, since 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1946-1947. Member Finance Executives Institute Clubs: Detroit Athletic. Presidents (University Michigan).

    Bloomfield Hills (Michigan). Birmingham (Michigan) Athletic.

    Connections

    • Married Betty Jean Bailey, August 12, 1951. Children: Jill, Thomas, Jody, Tracy, Julie, John.
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    Born October 14, 1927
    • 1950
      University Michigan
    • 1951
      University Michigan
    • 1971 - 1972
      comptroller, General Motors Canada
    • 1972 - 1974
      comptroller, General Motors Canada
    • 1987
      chairman, General Motors Acceptance Corporation
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
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