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Lumber company executive

James Elden Gardner, American lumber company executive. Appeals board member City Mesa, 1984-1985. Member Sertoma Club (president 1954).

Background

Gardner, James Elden was born on October 11, 1922 in Mesa, Arizona, United States. Son of Lucius Levier and Winnie Estelle (Le Baron) Gardner.

Education

Graduate, high school, Mesa.

Career

Supervisor Lockheed Aircraft, Burbank, California, 1940-1941. Shift foreman Goodyear Aircraft, Avondale, Arizona, 1941-1945. Manager Capital Auto Supply, Mesa, 1945-1947.

Owner Jim Gardner Contractor, since 1947, Mesa Lumber & Supply, 1953-1972. President, chairman Mesa Lumber & Supply, Inc., 1972-1986, chairman board, since 1986. Partner Gardner Investment & Development, Mesa, since 1976, Indiana Investments, Mesa, since 1982.

Director Camp LoMia, Pine, Arizona, since 1981, A Basket of Flowers, Inc., Tempe, Arizona, since 1974.

Views

Every human being is made in the image of God, not just spiritually and morally, but also physically.

Membership

Appeals board member City Mesa, 1984-1985. Member Sertoma Club (president 1954).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Woodworking, masonry, photography.

Connections

Married Ellen Christin Henry Gardner. Children: James E. Junior, Douglas K., Christene E., Sharon E., Michael H., Stephen D., David L., Irene S.

father:
Lucius Levier Gardner

mother:
Winnie Estelle (Le Baron) Gardner

spouse:
Ellen Christin Henry Gardner

child:
James E. Junior Gardner

child:
Douglas K. Gardner

child:
Christene E. Gardner

child:
Sharon E. Gardner

child:
Michael H. Gardner

child:
Stephen D. Gardner

child:
David L. Gardner

child:
Irene S. Gardner