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life insurance and securities broker

James Walter Rau, American life insurance and securities broker. Councilman City of Alpena, 1980-1984, member planning committee, 1974-1980. Sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1945-1946, Center American; Member Air Force Association (president Alpena chapter 1985-1987), Lions (president Alpena club, state chairman council governors 1966-1967, Michigan Lion of Year 1971), Elks.

Background

Rau, James Walter was born on June 20, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Walter Kelly and Loretta Louise (Willett) Rau.

Career

Assistant registrar technical assistance, United Nations, New York City, 1950-1952; life insurance agent, Equitable Life Assurance Company, Hempstead, New York, 1952-1957; salesman, NCR Corporation, Saginaw, Michigan, 1957-1961; sales manager, NCR Corporation, Alpena, Michigan, 1961-1974; agency manager, Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Alpena, 1974-1982; broker, owner, James W. Rau & Associations, Alpena, since 1982.

Membership

Councilman City of Alpena, 1980-1984, member planning committee, 1974-1980. Sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1945-1946, Center American. Member Air Force Association (president Alpena chapter 1985-1987), Lions (president Alpena club, state chairman council governors 1966-1967, Michigan Lion of Year 1971), Elks.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, hunting, motorcycle touring, golf, skiing.

Connections

Married Doris Marie Walsh, January 31, 1953 (divorced 1977). Children: Gary James, Kathleen Ann. Married Shirley Ann May, February 10, 1978.

father:
Walter Kelly Rau

mother:
Loretta Louise (Willett) Rau

spouses:
Shirley Ann May

Doris Marie Walsh

children:
Gary James Rau

Kathleen Ann Rau