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George James Lumsden

company executive

George James Lumsden, American Communications company executive ( ind: service)communications company executive. award 1974,78, 80), Birmingham Sr. Member American Legion (commander 1946-1947), National Speakers Association, National Society Sales Training Executives (editorial honor award 1974,78, 80), Birmingham Senior Men's.


Lumsden, George James was born on August 23, 1921 in Niagara Falls, New York, United States. Son of James and Helen Jessie (Simpson) Lumsden.


AB, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 1944. Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1953.


Teacher, administrator Holland Public School, Michigan, 1949—1954. Training specialist General Electric Company, 1954—1958. Accountant executive Lindeman advertising, Holland, 1958—1962.

Member editorial staff Jam Handy Organization, Detroit, 1962—1963. Manager sales training Chrysler Corporation, 1963—1980. Principal Executive Communications, Birmingham, from 1980.

With Dartnell Human Resource Development Series, from 1980, Middle Management, 1982, Winning Sales Force, 1987, Getting Up To Speed, 1929. Served United States Navy, 1942-1945.


Trustee First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, Michigan, 1965—1968, elder, 1975—1979. Member of National Society Sales Training Executives (editorial honor award 1974, 1978, 1980), National Speakers Association, American Legion (Commander 1946-1947), Birmingham Senior Men's Club.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, reading, travel.


Married Marjorie G. Brouwer, April 15, 1944. Children: James William, Nancy Lumsden Sullivan.

James Lumsden

Helen Jessie (Simpson) Lumsden

Marjorie G. Brouwer

James William Lumsden

Nancy Lumsden Sullivan Lumsden