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automotive financial services executive

John Richard Edman, American automotive financial services executive. Served with United States Army, 1946-1947. Member Finance Executives Institute Clubs: Detroit Athletic; Presidents (University Michigan); Bloomfield Hills (Michigan); Birmingham (Michigan) Athletic.

Background

Edman, John Richard was born on October 14, 1927 in Brighton, Michigan, United States. Son of Martin Wagner and Elizabeth Statira (Jacobs) Edman.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1950;Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1951.

Career

Comptr., Terex division General Motors, 1966-1969;comptr. Packard Electric division, Terex division General Motors, 1969-1971;comptr., General Motors Canada, 1971-1972;comptr., Air Corps Spark Plug division General Motors, 1972-1974;assistant comptr., General Motors, 1974-1975;treasurer, General Motors, 1975-1978;vice president finance, General Motors, 1978-1986;chairman, GMAC, Detroit, since 1987.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1946-1947. Member Finance Executives Institute Clubs: Detroit Athletic. Presidents (University Michigan).

Bloomfield Hills (Michigan). Birmingham (Michigan) Athletic.

Connections

Married Betty Jean Bailey, August 12, 1951. Children: Jill, Thomas, Jody, Tracy, Julie, John.

father:
Martin Wagner Edman

mother:
Elizabeth Statira (Jacobs) Edman

spouse:
Betty Jean Bailey

child:
Jill Edman

child:
Thomas Edman

child:
Jody Edman

child:
Tracy Edman

child:
Julie Edman

child:
John Edman