Lally, James Joseph was born on April 18, 1945 in Mount Vernon, New York, United States. Son of Robert Francis and Ruth M. (Rogers) Lally.
Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1967;
M.I.A., Columbia University, 1968;
Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1970.
Treasurer, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., Los Angeles, 1971-1974;
vice president Chinese art, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York City, 1974-1982;
director, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., Hong Kong, 1975-1982;
executive vice president, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York City, 1982-1984;
chief operating officer, president, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York City, 1984-1986;
president, chief Executive officer, Josip Juraj Lally & Company Oriental Art, New York City, since 1986.
Married Helen Dehaven Vinton, August 31, 1968. Children: Matthew Bourne, Jessica Thayer.