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diversifed manufacturing corporation executive

John V. James, American diversifed manufacturing corporation executive. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Financial Executives Institute, National Association Accountants (director 1960-1962), Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

James, John V. was born on July 24, 1918 in Plains Township, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Stanley S. and Catherine N. (Jones) James.

Education

Certificate in management, University Pennsylvania, 1948. Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1941. D. Business Administration (honorary), Hillsdale College, 1976.

D. Commercial Science (honorary), St. Bonaventure University, 1976.

Career

Office manager, controller, Carr Consolidated Biscuit Company, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, 1941-1942;division controller, Corning Glass Works, 1948-1956;manager budgets and procedures, Corning Glass Works, 1956-1957;assistant controller, Dresser Industries, Inc., Dallas, 1957-1958;vice president finance subsidiary, Clark Brothers Company, Olean, New York, 1958-1960;controller parent company, Clark Brothers Company, Olean, New York, 1960-1965;vice president, Clark Brothers Company, Olean, New York, 1962-1965;group vice president machinery, Clark Brothers Company, Olean, New York, 1965-1968;executive vice president, Clark Brothers Company, Olean, New York, 1968-1969;president, chief Executive officer, Clark Brothers Company, Olean, New York, 1970-1981;president, chief Executive officer, Dresser Industries, Inc., Dallas, 1970-1981;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Dresser Industries, Inc., Dallas, 1976-1983;director emeritus, Dresser Industries, Inc., Dallas, 1983-1989.

Membership

Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Financial Executives Institute, National Association Accountants (director 1960-1962), Beta Gamma Sigma. Clubs: Mason, Rotarian (president Corning 1957).

Connections

Son of Stanley S. and Catherine N. (Jones) J. M. Helen L. Brislin, June 25, 1949. 1 daughter, Barbara Annual.

father:
Stanley S. James

mother:
Catherine N. (Jones) James

spouse:
Helen L. Brislin