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diversified corporation executive

Joseph W. James, American diversified corporation executive.

Background

James, Joseph W. was born on June 1, 1926 in Galt, California, United States. Son of William and Josephine James.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Southern California, 1946. Master of Business Administration in Industrial Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1964.

Career

Various positions, then director product planning Chrysler Corporation, 1952-1973. President National Car Rental System, Inc., Minneapolis, 1973-1981, now chairman chief executive officer, director. Executive vice president Household International, Inc., Prospect Heights, Illinois, since 1981, also board directors.

Board directors Mack Trucks, Inc., Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Connections

Married Rachel P. Jaeger, September 30, 1950. Children: Helen James MacDonald, Clayton, Christopher, Curtis.

father:
William James

mother:
Josephine James

spouse:
Rachel P. Jaeger

child:
Helen James MacDonald James

child:
Clayton James

child:
Christopher James

child:
Curtis James