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James Preston Gaines, American publisher. Decorated Bronze Star and 4 Battle Stars, United States Army, 1943-1945. Vice president Northwest St. Tammany Civic Association.

Background

Gaines, James Preston was born on August 3, 1924 in Bogalusa, Louisiana, United States. Son of James Claiborne Gaines and Clydie (Mitchell) Magee.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1947. Master of Science, Louisiana State University, 1948.

Career

Assistant professor, Mississippi State University, Starkville, 1948-1951;executive vice president, United States Rice Millers Association, Washington, 1951-1975;president, United States Rice Millers Association, Washington, 1975-1976;president, Gaines Enterprises, Folsom, Louisiana, since 1976;public, The Rice World & Soybean News, Folsom, Louisiana, since 1981;public, The Folsom World, Folsom, Louisiana, 1986-1989;public, Rice Market Advisory Letter, Folsom, Louisiana, since 1989. President Rice World Cons., Folsom, 1976-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 100 stories to professional publications.

Membership

Vice president Northwest St. Tammany Civic Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, grandchildren, reading.

Connections

Married Iona Theresa Anthaume, October 4, 1945 (deceased October 1956). 1 child, Walton Jay; married Lillian Mary Lemucchi, July 30, 1960. Children: John Edward, Joe William.

father:
James Claiborne Gaines Magee

mother:
Clydie (Mitchell) Magee

spouses:
Iona Theresa Anthaume

Lillian Mary Lemucchi

children:
Walton Jay Gaines

John Edward Gaines

Joe William Gaines