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James Davis Fullerton, American corporation executive. Decorated Bronze Star. Served to major Army of the United States, 1942-1946.; Member Beta Theta Pi.


Fullerton, James Davis was born on January 17, 1917 in St. Louis. Son of Robert and Ora (Davis) Fullerton.


Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1939. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1941.


Security analyst Lester & Company (later Lester, Ryons & Company), Los Angeles, 1941-1942. Free lance journalist, 1946-1949. Insurance broker Ingham, Coates & Payne, Pasadena, California, 1950-1957.

Senior vice-president, director Capital Research & Management Company, Los Angeles. Vice president American Mutual Fund, Inc., Los Angeles, 1962-1968, senior vice president, 1968-1975, vice chairman, from 1975. Vice president International Resources Fund, Los Angeles, 1962-1965, also director.

President AMCAP Fund, Inc., Los Angeles, 1966-1968, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, after 1968. Senior vice-president, director Capital Group, Inc., Los Angeles, 1968-1972, Chairman of the Board, from 1972. Senior vice president Investment Company American, from 1968.

Vice president Investment Company American, Los Angeles, from 1962. Vice-president, director Greenwich Management Company (Connecticut), 1970-1974. Director Capital Guardian Trust Company, Los Angeles, Capital Management Services, Los Los Angeles Governor, chairman public information committee, member Executive Committee Investment Company Institutions, Chairman of the Board Governors, 1974-1975.

Board of directors Family Service Pasadena, 1955-1957. Vice chairman Pasadena Citizens Committee for Good Government, 1955. Trustee Polytechnic School, Pasadena, 1955-1965.


Served to major Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Beta Theta Pi. Clubs: Annandale Golf, Valley Hunt (Pasadena).


Married Harriet Anson Price, February 19, 1943. Children: Katherine Alexa, James Price, Victoria Chandler.

Robert Fullerton

Ora (Davis) Fullerton

Harriet Anson Price

Katherine Alexa Fullerton

James Price Fullerton

Victoria Chandler Fullerton