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James Edward Walker

Chemical company executive

James Edward Walker, American chemical company executive. Member, advisory board Chinese University, Hong Kong; Member of American Chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong (vice president), Aberdeen Boat Club, American of Hong Kong Club, Nautilus Club, Royal Hong Kong Golf Club, Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Hong Kong Club.

Background

Walker, James Edward was born on September 6, 1927 in Tennessee, United States. Son of Mel V. and Nelle (Sorrells) Walker.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 1953. Master of Science, Carnegie Mellon University. Doctor of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, 1957.

Career

With Exxon Corporation, from 1957. Executive vice president Essochem Europe Inc., Brussels, 1970—1972. President Exxon Chemical Latin America, Coral Gables, Florida, 1972—1977, Exxon Chemical Asia Pacific Ltd., Hong Kong, from 1977.

With United States Navy, 1946-1949.

Membership

Member, advisory board Chinese University, Hong Kong. Member of American Chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong (vice president), Aberdeen Boat Club, American of Hong Kong Club, Nautilus Club, Royal Hong Kong Golf Club, Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Hong Kong Club.

Connections

Married Van Delia M. Bonney, July 28, 1945. Children: James Edward, R. Stephen, Vallierie G.