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Real estate company officer

Richard James Bjelland, American real estate company officer. Councilman Woodburn City Council, 1972—1976, president, 1974—1976; member advisory board Oregon Human Resources Committee, Salem, 1974—1975; vice president, board directors Oregon Rural Housing Council, Inc., since 1987.

Background

Bjelland, Richard James was born on October 24, 1940 in Erskine, Minnesota, United States. Son of Elmer and Lottie Esther (Jackson) Bjelland.

Education

Bachelor in Physics, Oregon State University, 1962. Master of Science in Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965.

Career

Administrator General Dynamics, San Diego, 1965—1970. Founder, president Landura Corporation, Woodburn, Oregon, 1970—1980. Director, officer Landura subsidiary, 1970—1980.

President Richland Enterprises, Inc., Woodburn, since 1980. Research staff Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1963—1965. Member faculty, guest speaker Mortgage Bankers Association American Conference, Chicago, 1978.

Guest speaker numerous university and professional associations, since 1978.

Membership

Councilman Woodburn City Council, 1972—1976, president, 1974—1976. Member advisory board Oregon Human Resources Committee, Salem, 1974—1975. Vice president, board directors Oregon Rural Housing Council, Inc., since 1987.

Connections

Married Jo Ann Conti, May 24, 1969. Children: Jerae, Jenae.

father:
Elmer Bjelland

mother:
Lottie Esther (Jackson) Bjelland

spouse:
Jo Ann Conti

children:
Jerae Bjelland

Jenae Bjelland