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Manufacturing company executive

James Joseph Rochlis, American manufacturing executive. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Finance Analysts Society Philadelphia, Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Antique and Classic Boat Society Clubs: Lotus (New York City).

Background

Rochlis, James Joseph was born on April 12, 1916 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Aaron and Gussie (Pearlene) Rochlis.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

Salesman, Mid-City Tire Company, Philadelphia, 1945-1946; general manager, Mid-City Tire Company, Philadelphia, 1946-1949; president, Ram Rubber Company, Philadelphia, 1948-1949; representative, Blair & Company, Philadelphia, 1949-1961; business analyst, Blair & Company, Philadelphia, 1955-1961; president, chief Executive officer, Baldwin-Montrose Chemical Company, Inc., New York City, 1961-1968; vice president, Chris-Craft Industries, Inc., New York City, 1968-1969; president, Chris-Craft Corporation, Pompano Beach, Florida, 1969-1971; executive vice president, Chris-Craft Industries, Inc., New York City, 1969-1987; also board directors, Chris-Craft Industries, Inc., New York City president, Baldwin-NAFI Industries division Chris-Craft Industries, since 1968; president, Chris-Craft International, 1977-1987; president, Chris-Craft Industrial Products, Inc., Pompano Beach, 1981-1986; chairman, board directors, consultant, Chris-Craft Industrial Products, Inc., Pompano Beach, since 1986. Board directors Montrose Chemical Company California, Torrance and Mexico, Southern Massachusetts Cablevision Corporation, New York City, Piper Aircraft Corporation, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, Chris-Craft Pacific, Inc., California.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Finance Analysts Society Philadelphia, Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Antique and Classic Boat Society Clubs: Lotus (New York City).

Connections

Married Riva Singer, March 21, 1943. Children: Jeffrey A., Susan J.

father:
Aaron Rochlis

mother:
Gussie (Pearlene) Rochlis

spouse:
Riva Singer

child:
Jeffrey A. Rochlis

child:
Susan J. Rochlis