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Communications company executive

James Mcclain Hoak, American communications company executive. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO; Member of Masons.

Background

Hoak, James McClain was born on July 18, 1918 in Des Moines. Son of Percy E. and Irma A. (Stevens) Hoak.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Iowa, 1940; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1942.

Career

President, chairman, Wheeler Lumber Bridge and Supply Company, Des Moines, 1946-1968; general manager construction materials division, St. Regis Paper Company. New York City, 1968-1983; Chairman of the Board, Heritage Communications Inc., Des Moines, since 1972. Director Wheeler Consolidated, Inc., Colonial Trust Company, Palm Beach, Florida.

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member of Masons.

Connections

Married Jane Ann Arnold, August 2, 1941. Children— James M. Junior, David A., Jonathan S.

father:
Percy E. Hoak

mother:
Irma A. (Stevens) Hoak

spouse:
Jane Ann Arnold

child:
David A. Hoak

child:
James M. Junior Hoak

child:
Jonathan S. Hoak