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James Lenford Lemons, American educational administrator. Certified real estate finance instructor, North Carolina; licensed real estate broker, North Carolina.


Lemons, James Lenford was born on April 17, 1948 in Eden, North Carolina, United States. Son of Jack Lenford Lemons and Marian (McGuire) Kelly.


Bachelor of Science, North Carolina State University, 1970. Master of Education, North Carolina State University, 1972. Master of Business Administration, Virginia Polytechnic Institute University, 1981.


Personnel manager J.P. Stevens & Company, Inc., Greenville, South Carolina, 1973, Hudson-Belk Company, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1973-1976. Industrial engineer Kellwood Company, Siler City, 1976-1979. Instructor Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1979-1981.

Assistant vice president First Union National Bank, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1981-1983. Instructor North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1983-1984. President North Carolina Vocational Textile School, Belmont, since 1985.


  • Certified real estate finance instructor, North Carolina. Licensed real estate broker, North Carolina.


Board directors, Look Up Gaston Foundation, Gastonia, North Carolina, Gaston County Private Industry Council. Bd.advisers, Belmont (North Carolina) Abbey College. Member National Association Accountants, American Society Personnel Administration, American Society Training and Development, American Management Association, Association Community College Business Officers, Community College Adult Educators Association, Belmont Rotary Club (president 1987), Belmont Chamber of Commerce (president 1987), Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, City Club Gastonia.


  • Other Interests

    Hunting, fishing, golf.


Married Vicki Smith Hayes, December 30, 1989.

Jack Lenford Lemons Kelly

Marian (McGuire) Kelly

Vicki Smith Hayes