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James Van Wagoner Tufty, American Writer. Board of directors People Attentive to Children, 1983-1986, Hawaii Kai Neighborhood Board, 1986, 88. With United States Army, 1953-1956. Member National Press Club.

Background

Tufty, James Van Wagoner was born on March 11, 1929 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Harold Guilford and Esther Ellen (Van Wagoner) Tufty.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism and Advertising, Michigan State University, 1953. Postgraduate, Alliance Francaise, Paris, 1963.

Career

Field representative, Young and Rubicam, Inc., New York City, 1956-1958;assistant all-media buyer, Young and Rubicam, Inc., Chicago, 1958-1960;senior all-media buyer, Young and Rubicam, Inc., Los Angeles, 1960-1962;journalist, Tufty News Service, Paris, 1962-1964;secretary, treasurer, Tufty News Service, Washington, 1956-1986;media director, American Bakers Coop, Teaneck, New Jersey, 1964-1965;supervisor, account representative, J. Walter Thompson Company, Washington, 1965-1972;president, Chairman of the Board, Ad Agency, Inc., Washington, 1971-1981;president, Chairman, Board Of Directors, Communications Sales, Inc., Washington, 1975-1981;Chairman of the Board, Aloha Advertising Inc., Honolulu, 1981-1986;now freelance writer.

Membership

Board of directors People Attentive to Children, 1983-1986, Hawaii Kai Neighborhood Board, 1986, 88. With United States Army, 1953-1956. Member National Press Club.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth White, June 3, 1967. Children: Patti Alyn, James Junior, Valentina Ivern.

father:
Harold Guilford Tufty

mother:
Esther Ellen (Van Wagoner) Tufty

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth White

children:
Patti Alyn Tufty

James Junior Tufty

Valentina Ivern Tufty