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James Douglas Boswell

James Douglas Boswell, American medical research executive.


  • Boswell, James Douglas was born on February 12, 1942 in Tulsa.

  • Education

    • Student, University Oklahoma, 1961. Bachelor, University Tulsa, 1964. Master of Arts, University Tulsa, 1966.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Madison University, 2004.


    • Industrial relations representative, Trans World Airlines, 1966-1968;director placement, Skelly Oil Corporation, 1968-1972;manager employee public relations, Skelly Oil Corporation, 1972-1975;general manager administration, Skelly Oil Corporation, 1975-1977;corporation manager human resources, Getty Oil Corporation, 1977-1981;vice president employee public relations, Los Angeles Times, 1981-1991;Chief Executive Officer, House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, since 1991;trustee, House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, since 1995. Board directors Employers Group. President Skelly Oil Foundation, Tulsa, 1974-1978, Getty Oil Corporation Foundation, 1978-1979.


    Board of directors Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club, vice president, 1985. Board directors Los Angeles Theatre Center, 1988-1990, Los Angeles chapter American Red Cross. Board directors Los Angeles Junior Achievement, 1982-1991, vice chairman human resources, 1986.

    Fellow National Health Foundation, 1992, San Marino Cmty. Church Foundation, 1992-1995. Member Economics Round Table, 1993, secretary-treasurer, 1995-1996.

    Member American Society Personnel Administration, American Psychological Association, Newspaper Personnel Relations Association, American Newspaper Association (labor and personnel relations committee 1982-1991).



    Avocations: tennis, skiing, golf.


    • Married Pamela Scott. Children: Megan, Melanie.
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    Born February 12, 1942
    (age 75)