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commodities executive

Jeff Auld Blanchford, American Commodities executive. Decorated Bronze Star, Legion of Merit. Member Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, 1974. First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1962-1966, Vietnam and China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations.

Background

Blanchford, Jeff Auld was born on August 23, 1939 in Rahway, New Jersey, United States. Son of Henry Elmslie and Lois (Acker) Blanchford.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy, Kenyon College, 1962. Postgraduate, University North Dakota, 1964. Postgraduate, Chula Lung Kow University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1974.

Career

Senior operations specialist, Air American Inc., Thailand and Laos, 1967-1973;chief Executive officer, Creasia House Ltd., Bangkok, 1971-1975;freelance international trade consultant, author and lecturer, Tokyo, 1975-1977;commodity trader, Merrill Lynch, Manhasset, New York, 1977-1978;commodity consultant, Shearson Lehman Brothers, Garden City, New York, 1978-1987;vice president commodities, Paine Webber Inc., Melville, New York, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on Southeast Asian geopolitics to professional journals.

Membership

Member Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, 1974. First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1962-1966, Vietnam and China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: surfing, community service.

Connections

Married June Cheng, November 17, 1966. Children: Phoebe and Christy (twins), Luke.

father:
Henry Elmslie Blanchford

mother:
Lois (Acker) Blanchford

spouse:
June Cheng

children:
Phoebe and Christy Blanchford (twins)

Luke Blanchford