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Banker

James Harold Davis, American banker.

Background

Davis, James Harold was born on July 14, 1943 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Hunter P. and Pearle (Haas) Davis.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1965. Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1968.

Career

Senior vice president, Continental Illinois National Bank, Chicago, 1965-1983; president, The Oregon Bank, Portland, 1983-1985; executive vice president corporation banking, senior lending officer, The Boatmen's National Bank, St. Louis, since 1986.

Politics

Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

Views

The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

Membership

Advisory council associate Northwestern Graduate School Management. Social chairman Winnetka Platform Tennis Association. Member Winnetka (Illinois) Presbyterian Church, Oregon chapter Young President's Organization.

Associate general chairman United Way of Columbia, willamette. Board directors Goodwill Industries, Missouri Colleges Fund. Board trustees St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Board directors, executive council and finance advisory council United States Olympic Festival, 1994. Member Northwestern University Alumni Association, Northwestern Club of St. Louis, Oswego Lake Country Club, Missouri Athletic Club, Bellerive Country Club, Creve Coeur Racquet and Paddle Club, Chicago Yacht Club, Delta Upsilon.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis, platform tennis, basketball, sailing.

Connections

Married Penelope Wheeler, August 17, 1968. Children: J. Hunter, Melissa Beth, Renee Wheeler.

father:
Hunter P. Davis

mother:
Pearle (Haas) Davis

spouse:
Penelope Wheeler

child:
J. Hunter Davis

child:
Renee Wheeler Davis

child:
Melissa Beth Davis