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James Arthur Searles

James Arthur Searles, American manufacturing executive. Member National Association Accountants, St. Paul Art Center (vice president), Minnesota Museum Art (president board 1960-1970), National Association Manufacturers, Council Planning Executives, Conference Board.

Background

  • Searles, James Arthur was born on July 19, 1921 in Luverne, Minnesota, United States. Son of Jess Frederick and Clara Amanda (Warne) Searles.

  • Education

    • Student, Mankato State Teachers College, 1947. Bachelor, Macalester College, 1948. Postgraduate, University Minnesota, 1950.

    Career

    • Cost accountant Tape and Allied Products Group 3M Company, 1950-1955, division accountant Industrial Tape division, 1955-1958, division controller Mid-States, Retail and Industrial Tape division, 1958-1961, division controller Retail Tape and Gift Wrap, Industrial Tape, Derby Sealers, 1961-1963, controller photographic products group, 1963-1965, controller international operations, 1965-1977, controller, 1977-1978, vice president, controller, 1978-1982, vice president strategic planning services St. Paul, from 1982.

    Membership

    Member National Association Accountants, St. Paul Art Center (vice president), Minnesota Museum Art (president board 1960-1970), National Association Manufacturers, Council Planning Executives, Conference Board.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Elizabeth Kieren, September 1, 1950. Children: Deborah, James Robert.
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    Died September 15, 2008
    (aged 87)
    • 1947
      Mankato State Teachers College
    • 1948
      Macalester College
    • 1950
      University Minnesota
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