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developer , personnel executive , real estate

James Arthur Thurber, American Real estate developer ( fin: real est.ind: manufacturing, Retired)recreation and real estate executive, former personnel executive. member of faculty Wayne State University, Detroit, 1972, U. Detroit, 1972, Elmira College, Elmira, New York, 1975.; Member American Psychological Association (treasurer division industrial psychology workshop committee 1973-1975, chairman 1975-1976).

Background

Thurber, James Arthur was born on June 27, 1942 in Bakersfield, California, United States. Son of Karl J. and Bernice E. Thurber.

Education

Associate of Arts, Bakersfield College, 1963. Bachelor in Psychology, San Francisco State College, 1965. Master of Arts in Industrial Psychology, University Michigan, 1968.

Doctor of Philosophy, 1970.

Career

Personnel research associate Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1969—1970. Resident behavioral scientist, 1969—1970. Industrial psychologist, 1970—1972.

Organizational development consultant Corning Glass Works, New York, 1972—1974. Organization development manager, 1974—1975. Director human resources development Valmont Industries, Valley, Nebraska, 1975—1977.

Manager human resource development Westinghouse Electric Company, Pittsburgh, 1977—1979. Director human resource operations power generation group, 1979—1983. Director education and development, 1983—1985.

Vice president human resources New England Medical Center, 1985—1987. Recreation camp developer, owner Cobb, California, since 1987. Member faculty Wayne State University, Detroit, 1972, University Detroit, 1972, Elmira College, Elmira, New York, 1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of faculty Wayne State University, Detroit, 1972, U. Detroit, 1972, Elmira College, Elmira, New York, 1975. Member American Psychological Association (treasurer division industrial psychology workshop committee 1973-1975, chairman 1975-1976).

Connections

Married Utana Jean Winters, August 31, 1963. 3 children.

father:
Karl J.

mother:
Bernice E. Thurber

spouse:
Utana Jean Winters