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State official

James Clarken Harkins, American state official. Member of University Whist.

Background

Harkins, James Clarken was born on May 11, 1925 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. Son of James F. and Ann Marie (Clarken) Harkins.

Education

Attended, University Delaware, 1945—1948.

Career

Supervisor stores E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington, 1948—1963. Secretary treasurer, owner Wrecking & Resale Distributors, 1963—1968. Bridge superintendent Delaware River & Bay Authority, New Castle, 1968—1982.

General manager Delaware Memorial Bridge, from 1982. Trustee New Jersey Safety Council, Newark, from 1982. Director Delaware Safety Council.

Commissioner Delaware Alcoholic Beverage Control Communications, 1965—1975. Chairman International Committee to Study American Broadcasting Company Laws, Washington, 1972. President National Conference State Liquor Administrators, 1974—1975.

Director International Bridge, Toll and Tunnel Association, from 1982. With United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Membership

Member of University Whist.

Connections

Married Margaret Anne Ward, July 17, 1948. Children: Suzanne Ward, Joseph Thomas.

father:
James F. Harkins

mother:
Ann Marie (Clarken) Harkins

spouse:
Margaret Anne Ward

children:
Suzanne Ward Harkins

Joseph Thomas Harkins