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Military officer

James David Mooney, American military officer.


Mooney, James David was born on February 18, 1884 in Cleveland. Son of Honorary James David and Mary Elizabeth (Burns) Mooney.


Bachelor of Science, New York University. Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Doctor Engineering, Case Institute Technology.


Formerly executive vice-president, director General Motors Corporation. Principal J. D. Mooney Associates, industrial consultant, New York City. President, director F. L. Jacobs Company, Detroit, since 1953.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Principles of Organisation.


Served as captain, 309 Ammunition Reg., United States Army in France, World War I. Captain United States Navy (Reserve) active duty, Bureau aeronautics, Advanced Base Division, 11th Amphibious Force in Europe. Staff of Chief of Naval Operations, World World War World War II. Member council New York University.

Member Veterans Foreign Wars, American Legion, American Society Mech. Engineers, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Society American Military Engineers, Sigma Chi, Theta Nu Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Delta Sigma. Clubs: University, Union League (New York).


Married Leonora Jane Watson, 1914.; married second, Ida May MacDonald, 1929. Children: Martha Jane, James David, Patricia Avice.

Honorary James David Mooney

Mary Elizabeth (Burns) Mooney

Leonora Jane Watson

Ida May MacDonald

Martha Jane Mooney

James David Mooney

Patricia Avice Mooney