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Finance company executive

James Allen Kerr, American finance company executive. Served with United States Navy, 1941-1945. Member American Institute of Management, National Conference Commercial Receivable Companies, New York Institute Credit (trustee), Newcomen Society, New Canaan History Society Clubs: La Coquille (Palm Beach, Florida).

Background

Kerr, James Allen was born on May 30, 1920 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of James and Ann (Allen) Kerr.

Education

Accounting degree, Armed Forces Institute. Student, Columbia University and City College New York, 1949.

Career

Estimator trainee Methodist Public House, Dobbs Ferry, New York, 1938-1940. With Walter E. Heller & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1946, vice president, 1961-1968, senior vice president, 1968-1973, executive vice president, since 1973. Senior vice president, director, member executive committee Walter E. Heller International corporation.

President, charge operations Northeastern division Walter E. Heller & Company of New York, Inc. Also director; president, director Heller Hawaiian corporation. President Walter E. Heller of New England, Inc.

Director Walter E. Heller Industries, Inc. Past member Department Commerce Regional Expansion Council.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1941-1945. Member American Institute of Management, National Conference Commercial Receivable Companies, New York Institute Credit (trustee), Newcomen Society, New Canaan History Society Clubs: La Coquille (Palm Beach, Florida).

Connections

Married Dorothy Margaret Jordan, February 1, 1942. Children: James Allen, Dorothy Allyson Kerr Pilcher.

father:
James Kerr

mother:
Ann (Allen) Kerr

spouse:
Dorothy Margaret Jordan

children:
James Allen Kerr

Dorothy Allyson Kerr Pilcher Kerr