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Computer executive

James Forrest Manning, American computer executive. Served to technical sergeant United States Air Force, 1950-1953.


Manning, James Forrest was born on July 31, 1929 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of James Forrest and Marguerite (Wise) Manning.


Student in Mathematics, Dayton University, 1953. Bachelor in Economics, Williams College, 1954.


With International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, since 1954, sales representative data processing division, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1954-1957, branch manager, Erie, Pennsylvania, from 1957, custom systems manager, systems development division, 1965-1966, systems manager, intermediate systems, 1966-1968, director intermediate/medium systems, systems development division, 1968-1969, vice president marketing, data products division, 1969-1971, group director operational programs, data processing group, 1971-1972, vice president plans and controls, general products division, 1972-1978, vice president plans and controls, systems products division, 1978-1981, assistant group executive, from 1981, corporation vice president, assistant group executive business information systems group, 1985-1987. Private practice consultant, 1987-1995. President, vice chairman Staff Leasing, Bradenton, Florida, 1995-1998.


  • Avocations: reading; sports.


Served to technical sergeant United States Air Force, 1950-1953.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading; sports.


Married Joan Morris, November 5, 1955. Children: Katherine W., James Forest IV, Robert M.

James Forrest Manning

Marguerite (Wise) Manning

Joan Morris

Katherine W. Manning

James Forest IV Manning

Robert M. Manning