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corporate financial executive

James Walter Monroe was American corporate financial executive. Board directors American Economic Development Council, since 1992. Served with Army of the United States, 1957-1959.

Background

Monroe, James Walter was born on February 13, 1936 in Fairfax, South Dakota, United States. Son of Sherman William and Frances (Burnett) Monroe.

Education

Student, Huron (South Dakot) College, 1954-1956;student, University Nebraska, 1956-1957;Bachelor of Arts, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1960.

Career

Manager, Belleville (Kansas) Chamber of Commerce, 1960-1961;Manager, Concordia (Kansas) Chamber of Commerce, 1961-1962;assistant chief, Division Nebraska Resources, 1962-1965;director, South Dakot Industrial Development Expansion Agency, 1965-1967;director, Nebraska Department Economics Development, 1967-1971;secretary, Nebraska Resources Foundation, 1967-1971;executive director, Omaha Economics Development Council, 1971-1976;president, Kansas City (Missouri-Kansas) Area Development Council, 1976-1990;president, chief Executive officer, New Orleans and the River Region Chamber of Commerce, 1990-1996;president, chief Executive officer, Metrovision Foundationpresident, chief Executive officer, Economics Development Council Metro, New Orleansretired, 1996. Member American Industrial Development Council, since 1965, chairman certification board, 1981-1982. Secretary labor management council Greater Kansas City, 1979-1990.

Member Executive Committee Governor's Economics Development Advisory Council, 1979-1981.

Membership

Board of directors American Economics Development Council, since 1992. Served with Army of the United States, 1957-1959.

Connections

Married Dorothy Lou Gillette, April 1, 1961. Children– Steven James, David Walter, Melody Anne, Andrew Scott.

father:
Sherman William Monroe

mother:
Frances (Burnett) Monroe

spouse:
Dorothy Lou Gillette

child:
Steven James Monroe

child:
David Walter Monroe

child:
Melody Anne Monroe

child:
Andrew Scott Monroe