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research , company executive

James Wilmer Craft, American Mining company executive ( ind: utils., & research, Retired)mining company executive. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1945.; Member American Nuclear Society, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Background

Craft, James Wilmer was born on June 8, 1916 in Edwards, Mississippi, United States. Son of Wilmer Earl and Olive Lillian (Musgrove) Craft.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Stanford University, 1947.

Career

Aero. engineer Pan American Airways, San Francisco, 1944-1950. Management planner Hughs Aircraft Company, Los Angeles, 1950-1955. Director organization Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, 1955-1966.

Staff executive Phelps Dodge Corporation, New York City, 1966-1982. Director Gainsborough Studios, New York City.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1945. Member American Nuclear Society, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Clubs: New York Athletic, Rotary, Mining.

Connections

Married Frances Carolyn Hall, May 9, 1959.

father:
Wilmer Earl Craft

mother:
Olive Lillian (Musgrove) Craft

spouse:
Frances Carolyn Hall