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James Iii Killough

writer , company executive

James Iii Killough, American investment and consulting company executive, writer.


Killough, James Iii was born on November 18, 1935 in Albany. Son of James Junior and Mary (Hunting) Killough.


Bachelor in English Literature, Wesleyan University, 1957. Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Finance, Harvard University, 1959.


Marketing executive Procter & Gamble Compton Communications, New York City, 1960-1964, vice president, 1965-1968. President Compton-DuPuy Italia, Rome and Milan, 1969-1974. Board directors world wide client service Compton International, 1975-1979.

Chief Executive Officer XI Corporation, Middletown, Connecticut, since 1993, Hunting & Killough, New York City, Washington, Fort Worth/Dallas, since 1981.


book NEW YORK BY SUNLIGHT AND GASLIGHT: A Work Descriptive of the Great American Metropolis - its High and Low Life; its Splendors and Miseries; its Virtues and Vices; its Gorgeous Palaces and Dark Homes of Poverty and Crime; its Public Men, Politicians, Adven book The secrets of the great city: a work descriptive of the virtues and the vices, the mysteries, miseries and crimes of New York City.


Board treasurer, trustee St. George's English School, Rome, 1972-1976. Member board Girl Scouts American, New York City, 1991-1994. Chief Executive Officer Republican Marketing Group Republican National Senatorial and Congressional Committees, Washington, 1979-1981.

Founding chairman Republicans Abroad, Washington, 1978-1981. Sergeant United States Army, 1959-1961. Member Harvard Club (New York City).


  • Other Interests

    Walking, sailing, fishing, civil war history, latin and italian languages.


Married Sandra Davis, June 16, 1962 (divorced July, 1982). Children: Kevin, James IV, Sarah, Hunting. Married Donna Simpkins, August 27, 1992.

James Killough Junior

Mary (Hunting) Killough

Sandra Davis

Donna Simpkins

Kevin Killough

James IV Killough

Sarah Killough

Hunting Killough