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Corporate public relations consultant

James Little Tolley, American corporate public relations consultant. Served with United States Army, 1952-1954; Member Public Relations Society of America, Public Relations News (advisory board).

Background

Tolley, James Little was born on March 20, 1930 in Dover, New Jersey, United States. Son of George Barrett and Dorothy (Little) Tolley.

Education

Bachelor, Lafayette College, 1951; Master of Arts, Clark University, 1952.

Career

Various public relations positions, General Motors Corporation, Detroit, 1954-1975; director public relations Chevrolet division, General Motors Corporation, Detroit, 1975-1978; vice president public relations, American Motors Corporation, Detroit, 1978-1982; vice president public affairs, American Motors Corporation, Detroit, 1982; vice president public affairs, Chrysler Corporation, Highland Park, Michigan, 1982-1988; retired, 1988; principal, James L. Tolley Company, Sarasota, Florida. President Institute for Public Rels. Research and Education.

Achievements

  • Avocation: boating.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1952-1954. Member Public Relations Society of America, Public Relations News (advisory board). Clubs: Detroit Press.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: boating.

Connections

Married Mary Avery, May 3, 1958. Children: David, James L., Edward.

father:
George Barrett Tolley

mother:
Dorothy (Little) Tolley

spouse:
Mary Avery

child:
David Tolley

child:
Edward Tolley

child:
James L. Tolley