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chemical company executive

James Joseph Kerley, American chemical company executive. Trustee St. Louis University Served to 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO. Member Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

Kerley, James Joseph was born on November 20, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Philip William and Jane Veronica (Touey) Kerley.

Education

Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Temple University, 1944. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1949. Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania, 1951.

Doctor of Laws, Temple University, 1969.

Career

Trainee Smith, Barney & Company, Philadelphia, 1946-1947. Instructor finance Temple University, 1947-1951. With Ford Motor Company, 1951-1958.

Vice president, division controller Crosley division Avco Company, 1958-1960. Vice president, controller Ling-Temco-Vought Company, Dallas, 1960-1962. Vice president finance Trans World Airlines, New York City, 1962-1965, senior vice president, 1965-1968, member executive committee, 1964-1968.

Also director; finance vice president I.U. International Corporation, 1968-1969. Senior vice president finance Lone Star Industries, Inc., 1969-1970. Former executive vice president Monsanto Company, chairman finance committee, to 1980, also director.

Director Mercantile Trust Company, Mercantile bank corporation, both St. Louis, Missouri Pacific Corporation, Rohr Industries, Inc., Associates Corporation North America.

Membership

Trustee St. Louis University Served to 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO. Member Beta Gamma Sigma.

Connections

Married Dorothea Long Ickler, October 24, 1944. Children: Janet, James, Doris Ann, Suzanne.

father:
Philip William Kerley

mother:
Jane Veronica (Touey) Kerley

spouse:
Dorothea Long Ickler

child:
Janet Kerley

child:
James Kerley

child:
Doris Ann Kerley

child:
Suzanne Kerley