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business executive

John A. Butler, business executive. President Stop Gap, Laguna Beach, California, 1986; national chairman Stanford University Annual Fund, 1986-1991; chairman Blind Children's Learning Center, Santa Anna, 1992-1993. Member Association for Corporation Growth (president Los Angeles chapter 1981-1982).

Background

Butler, John A. was born on April 9, 1932 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Durrel Weaver and Lorena (Coomber) Butler.

Education

Bachelor, Stanford University, 1953;Master of Business Administration, University of Pennsylvania, 1955.

Career

Vice president, DiGiorgio Corporation, San Francisco, 1965-1972;regional director, ACTION, San Francisco, 1972-1973;assistant to the president, Marcona Corporation, San Francisco, 1973-1977;director corporation development, Hydril Company, Los Angeles, 1977-1979;vice president, National Education Corporation, Irvine, California, 1979-1987;managing director, Johnson Butler & Company, Los Angeles, since 1987;vice chairman, Larlen Inc., golf apparel company, Santa Ana, California, since 1987;also board directors, Larlen Inc., golf apparel company, Santa Ana, California.

Membership

President Stop Gap, Laguna Beach, California, 1986. National chairman Stanford University Annual Fund, 1986-1991. Chairman Blind Children's Learning Center, Santa Anna, 1992-1993.

Member Association for Corporation Growth (president Los Angeles chapter 1981-1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: wine tasting, tennis, jogging, antique cars.

Connections

Married Carol Kirk, July 14, 1954. Children: Catherine, John A., Junior, Nancy, Elizabeth, James.

father:
Durrel Weaver Butler

mother:
Lorena (Coomber) Butler

spouse:
Carol Kirk

child:
Catherine Butler

child:
John A. Butler

child:
Junior Butler

child:
Nancy Butler

child:
Elizabeth Butler

child:
James Butler