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James Scutt Dwight,, American state agency official. Certified Public Accountants, California, District of Columbia. Recipient Outstanding Young Man award United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1966.


Dwight,, James Scutt was born on March 9, 1934 in Pasadena, California, United States. Son of James Scutt and Natalie (Phelps) Dwight.


Student, Pomona College, 1951-1953;Bachelor of Science, University Southern California, 1956.


With, Deloitte Haskins & Sells (Certified Public Accountants), Los Angeles, 1955-1959;controller, Sunkist Growers, Inc., Los Angeles, 1959-1966;chief deputy director finance, State of California, 1966-1972;associate director, Office Management and Budget, Executive Office President, Washington, 1972-1973;administrator, Social and Rehabilitation Service, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1973-1975;deputy director, California State Department Fish and Gamechief deputy director, California State Department Finance, Sacramento, since 1990;partner, Deloitte Touche (Certified Public Accountants), Washington, 1975-1990;retired, Deloitte Touche (Certified Public Accountants), Washington, 1990. Director California Public Employees Retirement System, 1967-1972, California State Teachers Retirement System, 1967-1972. Alternate member California Franchise Tax Board,1967-1972, California State Lands Commission, 1967-1972, 90-, California Toll BridgeAuthority, 1967-1972.

Alternate director San Francisco Port Authority, 1970-1972;lecturer Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1972-1978, MFOA Career Development Center, 1979-1981. Chairman California Commision on State Mandates, since 1990. Director California State Bond Coms., 1990.


  • Certified Public Accountants, California, District of Columbia.


Board directors, vice president Los Angeles Junior Chamber of C., 1962-1966. Board directors Red. Shield Youth Center, 1963-1966, United Black Fund District of Columbia, 1977-1985. Member District of Columbia Mayor's Advisory Panel, 1977.

Board directors National Institute Public Management, 1981. Chairman President's Commission on Hostage Compensation, 1981. Member transition team on budget Office of President-elect, 1981.

Board governors government relations committee United Way of America, 1981-1985. Trustee, treasurer Meridian House, 1982-1989. Member Cabinet Council Work Group on Federalism, 1982.

Private citizen member Advisory Commission on Intergovtl. Relations, 1983-1989. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (federal government executive committee), Washington Golf and Country Club, Arden Hills Country Club (Sacramento).


Married Elsa Fae Hardy, December 27, 1953. Children: Catherine, Janet, Dianne, James Scutt III.

James Scutt Dwight,

Natalie (Phelps) Dwight,

Elsa Fae Hardy

Catherine Dwight,

Janet Dwight,

Dianne Dwight,

James Scutt III Dwight,