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Real estate developer

James Duane Christianson, American Real estate developer. License private pilot; licensed realtor. Recipient Outstanding Citizen award Mayor and City Commission, Bismarck, 1982. Member Bismarck Centennial Committee, 1986-1989, Bismarck Parking Authority, since 1996. Member Downtown Business and Professional Association (board directors since 1989, president 1991).

Background

Christianson, James Duane was born on August 18, 1952 in Bismarck, North Dakota, United States. Son of Adolph M. and Elizabeth M. (Barnes) Christianson.

Education

Student, Bismarck Junior College, 1970, 1971-1972;student, University North Dakota, 1971.

Career

General manager and supervisor, Nutrition Search, Bismarck, 1974-1976;general manager, Home Still, Inc., Bismarck, 1976-1978;vice president, Good Heart Associations, Bismarck, 1978-1982;president, N. W. Development Group, Bismarck, since 1982;president, First Realty Bismark Inc., 1990-1993;president, N.W. Realty Group, Bismarck, since 1994. Chairman of the Board Basin State Bank, Stanford, Montana, 1986-1994. Member, vice chair Center City Partnership, since 1994.

Managing principal N.W. Lodging Group, LLC.

Achievements

  • License private pilot. Licensed realtor.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Supervisor editor: Nutrition Almanac, 1975.

Membership

Member Bismarck Centennial Committee, 1986-1989, Bismarck Parking Authority, since 1996. Board trustees Bismarck State College, since 1999. Chairman, president Bismarck History Society, since 2005.

Member Downtown Business and Professional Association (board directors since 1989, president 1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: traveling, reading, computers, golf.

Connections

Married Deborah Jaeger, October 10, 1987.

father:
Adolph M. Christianson

mother:
Elizabeth M. (Barnes) Christianson

spouse:
Deborah Jaeger