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industrial executive

James Hazlett Binns, industrial executive. Member National Association of Manufacturers (director, chairman finance committee), Newcomen Society North America, Lancaster Country, Hamilton, Skytop, Goodyear Golf and Country (Arizona) clubs, Omicron Delta Kappa, Kappa Sigma.

Background

Binns, James Hazlett was born on December 23, 1912 in Salida, Colorado, United States. Son of Hazlett C. and May (Lacey) Binns.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Denver, 1934.

Career

Director placement and field work, U. Denver, 1934-1935;with, Armstrong Cork Company (name changed to Armstrong World Industries, Inc.), Lancaster, Pennsylvania, from 1935;successively sales trainee floor division, salesman floor division, Atlanta, acting district manager, district manager, assistant sales manager, Lancaster. Pennsylvania, Armstrong Cork Company (name changed to Armstrong World Industries, Inc.), Lancaster, Pennsylvaniaassistant general manager munitions division, assistant general sales manager floor division, general sales manager, Armstrong Cork Company (name changed to Armstrong World Industries, Inc.), Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1935-1960;vice president, general manager floor and industrial operations, Armstrong Cork Company (name changed to Armstrong World Industries, Inc.), Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1961-1962;senior vice president, Armstrong Cork Company (name changed to Armstrong World Industries, Inc.), Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1962-1968;president, Armstrong Cork Company (name changed to Armstrong World Industries, Inc.), Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1968-1978;chairman, Armstrong Cork Company (name changed to Armstrong World Industries, Inc.), Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1978-1982;also director, Armstrong Cork Company (name changed to Armstrong World Industries, Inc.), Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Director Campbell Soup Company, Woodstream Corporation, Lititz, Pennsylvania.

Membership

Member National Association of Manufacturers (director, chairman finance committee), Newcomen Society North America, Lancaster Country, Hamilton, Skytop, Goodyear Golf and Country (Arizona) clubs, Omicron Delta Kappa, Kappa Sigma.

Connections

Married Ruamie Hill, December 29, 1936. 1 son, James Hazlett Junior.

father:
Hazlett C. Binns

mother:
May (Lacey) Binns

spouse:
Ruamie Hill