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utilities executive

James Arthur Jones, American utilities executive. Named Distinguished Engineering Alumnus, North Carolina State University, 1974, Watauga medal, 1993, Outstanding Engineer, Raleigh Engineers, 1976.

Background

Jones, James Arthur was born on September 18, 1917 in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. Son of James Rol and Maude Magdalene (Pendleton) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Science, North Carolina State University, 1951.

Career

With, Carolina Power & Light Company, Wilmington and Raleigh, North Carolina, since 1951; vice president, Raleigh, 1969-1970; senior vice president, Raleigh, 1970-1973; executive vice president, Raleigh, since 1973; chief operating officer, Raleigh, 1976; vice chairman, Raleigh, 1981; also board directors, Raleigh.

Membership

Past president North Carolina State University Engineering Foundation. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society Nuclear Engineers, American Institute Industrial Engineer, North Carolina Society Engineers (Outstanding Engineer award 1974), North Carolina Health Physics Society, Masons, Pi Tau Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Clara Melba Sharpe, May 7, 1942. Children: Carolyn J. Summerlin, James Roland, Michael Arthur, Robert Franklin, William Lawrence.

father:
James Rol Jones

mother:
Maude Magdalene (Pendleton) Jones

spouse:
Clara Melba Sharpe

child:
William Lawrence Jones

child:
James Roland Jones

child:
Michael Arthur Jones

child:
Robert Franklin Jones

child:
Carolyn J. Summerlin Jones