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James Warner Larsen

James Warner Larsen, American vitamin manufacturing company executive. Member of Shriners, Masons, Lakes Country (Palm Desert, California), El Niguel Country (Laguna Niguel, California).

Background

  • Larsen, James Warner was born on September 7, 1926 in Minneapolis. Son of Alvin and Stella Helen (Villesvik) Larsen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1948.

    Career

    • Athletic coach Los Banos High School, California, 1948—1951. Salesman McKesson Drug Company, Minneapolis, 1951—1963. Vice president sales San Francisco, 1963—1975.

      President General Merchandise Distributors, Dallas, 1975—1981. Vice president operations Vita-Fresh Vitamin Company, Garden Grove, California, 1981—1986, executive vice president operations & chief executive officer, since 1986. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member of Shriners, Masons, Lakes Country (Palm Desert, California), El Niguel Country (Laguna Niguel, California).

    Connections

    • Married Shirley May Rolin Larsen, January 3, 1951. Children: Terry Jane, Sydney Lee, Kristi Anne.
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    Born September 7, 1926
    • 1948
      University Minnesota
    • 1948 - 1951
      Athletic coach Los Banos High School
      California, United States
    • 1951 - 1963
      salesman McKesson Drug Company
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1963 - 1975
      vice president, sales San Francisco
    • 1975 - 1981
      president, General Merchandise Distributors
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1981 - 1986
      vice president, operations Vita-Fresh Vitamin Company
      Garden Grove, California, United States