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Investment management company executive

James Kegebein Dunton, American investment management company executive. Chartered finance analyst.


Dunton, James Kegebein was born on January 18, 1938 in White Stone, Virginia, United States. Son of Ammon Gresham and Carolyn (Kegebein) Dunton.


Bachelor, University of Virginia, 1959;Master of Business Administration, University of Virginia, 1962.


Finance analyst, Capital Research Company. New York City and Los Angeles, 1962-1966;vice president, Capital Research Company, Los Angeles, 1966-1969;executive vice president, Capital Research Company, Los Angeles, since 1982;vice president, Capital Guardian Trust Company, Los Angeles, 1969-1972;senior vice president, Capital Guardian Trust Company, Los Angeles, 1972-1982;senior vice president, Capital Research and Management Company, Los Angeles, since 1985;executive vice president, American Mutual Fund, Los Angeles, 1986-1992;president, American Mutual Fund, Los Angeles, since 1993;also board directors, American Mutual Fund, Los Angeles. Director Capital Research and Management Company.


  • Chartered finance analyst.


Board trustees University Virginia Darden Graduate School Business Administration, Charlottesville, 1987-1996. Member Louisiana Society Finance Analysts (president 1981-1982, Outstanding Member award), Finance Analysts Federation (chairman, director 1989), International Society Finance Analysts (president 1988-1989), Institute Chartered Finance Analysts (trustee since 1989), Association Investment Management and Research (chairman 1991-1992), University Club (president 1979-1980), The Valley Hunt Club, Flintridge Riding Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, traveling.


Married Janet Jamison, November 7, 1958 (divorced). Children: James Gresham, Robert Anson, Elizabeth Ann Gould. Married Nancy Hilton, September 24, 1977.

Children: Katherine Hilton.

Ammon Gresham Dunton

Carolyn (Kegebein) Dunton

Janet Jamison

Nancy Hilton

James Gresham Dunton

Robert Anson Dunton

Elizabeth Ann Gould Dunton

Katherine Hilton Dunton