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marketing professional

James Carl Pontious, American marketing professional. Chairman board trustees Watertown Young Women’s Christian Association, since 1980. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1956-1964. Member National Defense Transportation Association (life, vice president 1969-1970), R.R. Progress Institute (chairman passenger transportation committee 1969-1975), American R.R. Foundation, Kappa Sigma.

Background

Pontious, James Carl was born on September 4, 1938 in Toledo. Son of Richard C. and Evelyn (Hughes) Pontious.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Minnesota, 1961. Postgraduate, New York University, 1966. Certified in management, Northwestern University, 1973.

Career

Service engineer Pullman Standard Company, Birmingham, Alabama, 1961-1964, sales representative New York City, 1964-1966, marketing manager Chicago, 1966-1971, assistant to president Washington, 1971-1974, assistant general manager passenger unit Chicago, 1974-1975, program manager National Railroad Passenger Corporation superliners Hammond, Indiana, 1975-1976. Vice president marketing New York Air Brake Company, Watertown, New York, since 1977. Trustee Watertown Savings Bank, since 1979.

Membership

Chairman board trustees Watertown Young Women’s Christian Association, since 1980. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1956-1964. Member National Defense Transportation Association (life, vice president 1969-1970), R.R. Progress Institute (chairman passenger transportation committee 1969-1975), American R.R. Foundation, Kappa Sigma.

Clubs: Black River Valley (Watertown).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Boating, skiing.

Connections

Married January 20, 1966. Children: Deborah, Karen, James Junior.

father:
Richard C. Pontious

mother:
Evelyn (Hughes) Pontious

spouse:
January 20

child:
Deborah Pontious

child:
Karen Pontious

child:
James Junior Pontious