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James Warren Kinsman

business executive

James Warren Kinsman, business executive.

Background

Kinsman, James Warren was born on December 4, 1894 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of Charles Warren and Winifred Henrietta (Gartley) Kinsman.

Education

Student Wesleyan University, 1912-1914, Doctor of Laws, 1953. Student Columbia, 1917.

Career

Timekeeper Bayway (New Jersey) plant Éleuthère Irénée du Pont de Nemours & Company, 1915, general foreman, 1916, various assignments, 1916-1928, successively director sales, organic chemicals, dyestuffs department, director sales, intermediates and exports, organic chemical department, assistant general manager plastics department, assistant general manager, organic chemicals department, general manager, fabrics and finishes department, 1928-1947. Director Du Pont Company, since 1946, vice president, member Executive Committee, since 1947. Vice president Bayer-Semesan Company, 1928-1941.

Director and president Gasoline Antioxidant Company, 1933-1937. Director, vice president Industrial Alcohol Institute, Inc., 1932-1939. Board of directors city trusts City of Philadelphia.

Member advising committee John Scott Medal Fund. Vice president of the board of trustees Wesleyan University, since 1954. Member, past president Home and School Association Tower Hill School, Wilmington, Delaware.

Membership

Member advising committee John Scott Medal Fund. Vice president of the board of trustees Wesleyan University, since 1954. Member, past president Home and School Association Tower Hill School, Wilmington, Delaware.

Member National Paint Varnish and Lacquer Association (chairman of the executive committee 1946-1947), N.A.M. (vice president for life), National Sales Executives Inc. (director), American Chemical Society (editorial advisory board Chm. & Engineering News), National Research Council, National Distribution Council, Marketing Executives Society.

Clubs: Wilmington, Wilmington Country, Wilmington Whist, Concord Country, Delaware Turf, Du Pont Country.

Connections

Married Florence Pollard Hay, September 10, 1918. Children: Jeanne Audrey, Roger Arnold, Robert David Quinn.

father:
Charles Warren Kinsman

mother:
Winifred Henrietta (Gartley) Kinsman

spouse:
Florence Pollard Hay

children:
Jeanne Audrey Kinsman

Roger Arnold Kinsman

Robert David Quinn Kinsman