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diversified financial services company executive

James Owen Roberts, American diversified financial services company executive. Trustee Applewood Centers Foundation, from 1996, Society for the Blind, Cleveland, 1983—1986, Ohio Motorists Association, 1985—1994, chairman, 1990—1992; president Childrens Services, Inc., 1986—1988; trustee Great Lakes Theatre, co-chairman, 1998—2001; elder Fairmount Prresbyn. Church; Member Cleveland Skating Club, Nassau Club, Huron Yacht Club.

Background

Roberts, James Owen was born on August 19, 1930 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John William and Sada (Buckmaster) Roberts.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Case Western Reserve University, 1970.

Career

With Owens-Illinois, Inc., Toledo, Ohio, 1952, 54-55, salesman, Atlanta, 1955-1958, New York City, 1958-1962, food division manager, New York City, 1963-1966, branch manager, Cleveland, 1966-1971. Manager corporation finance Stone & Webster Securities Corporation, Cleveland, 1971-1974. Regional director Management Planning, Inc., Cleveland, 1976-1980, vice president, 1980-1986, senior vice president, 1986, president, 1986-1996, chairman, 1996.

Lecturer valuation and business ownership succession.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Trustee Applewood Centers Foundation, from 1996, Society for the Blind, Cleveland, 1983—1986, Ohio Motorists Association, 1985—1994, chairman, 1990—1992. President Childrens Services, Inc., 1986—1988. Trustee Great Lakes Theatre, co-chairman, 1998—2001.

Elder Fairmount Prresbyn. Church; Member Cleveland Skating Club, Nassau Club, Huron Yacht Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, skiing, flying, hiking, photography.

Connections

Married Georgianna Timmons, January 30, 1954. Children: Stephen, Susan, Ellen, Timmons.

father:
John William Roberts

mother:
Sada (Buckmaster) Roberts

spouse:
Georgianna Timmons

children:
Ellen Roberts

Timmons Roberts

Stephen Roberts

Susan Roberts