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consultant , Manufacturing executive

S. Jerome Tamkin, American manufacturing executive, consultant.


Tamkin, S. Jerome was born on April 19, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of William W. and Thelma (Brandel) Tamkin.


Bachelor of Science, University Southern California, 1950. Master of Arts, Fremont College, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Fremont College, 1952.

Doctor of Laws, St. Andrews University, London, 1954.


Research staff chemistry department University California, Los Angeles, 1943. Research chemist, analyst supervisor synthetic rubber division United States Rubber Company, 1943-1944. Research engineer College Engineering, University Southern California, 1946-1948.

General manager Pan Pacific Oil Corporation, Long Beach, California, 1948-1955. Plant manager industrial sales and manufacturing, 1953-1955. Vice president, sales manager Wilco Company, Los Angeles, 1948-1955, vice president charge industrial sales and manufacturing, 1953-1955.

Vice president, sales manager Unit Chemical Corporation, Los Angeles, 1955-1956. President Phillips Manufacturing Company (merger Institutional Food Equipment Corporation), 1957-1962, Waste King Corporation (subsidiary Institutional Food Equipment Corporation), 1962-1967. Also director; vice president, director Dyna Manufacturing Company, Los Angeles, 1962-1968.

President, director Professional Research Inc., 1965-1973. Executive vice president American Medical International, Inc., Beverly Hills, 1966-1971, director, 1966-1989. Secretary, director Rodger Young, Inc., Los Angeles, 1971-1977.

President, chairman board TGT Petroleum Corporation, Wichita, since 1972. President, director Tamkin Consultant Corporation, since 1978. Owner, operator Tamkin Securities Company, 1979-1986.

Vice chair board, director Integrated Voice Solutions Inc., Chattanooga, 1991-1996. Board directors CAPP Care Inc., Newport Beach, California, 1991-1999. Technical consultant Daylin Inc., Beverly Hills, 1973-1975.

Board directors Healthcare Decisions, Inc., Newport Beach, California, 1996-1999. Officer United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee electronic gas detector, circuits for automatic control hazardous vapors.


Community warden W. Adams-Baldwin Hills Community Civil Defense, 1950—1952. Board governors West Los Angeles County council Boy Scouts American, since 1977. Board governors Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, since 2001.

Deputy sheriff Los Angeles County, 1949. City commissioner Los Angeles Board Environmental Quality, 1972—1973. Board directors Sunair Home Asthmatic Children, Recovery Foundation, Fund for Higher Education, University of Judaism, since 1999, University of California at Los Angeles Brain Mapping Foundation, since 1999, University of California at Los Angeles Center on Aging, Los Angeles, since 2005.

Board visitors University of California at Los Angeles School Medicine, since 1990. Executive committee advisory council crime prevention Los Angeles Police, since 1985. Trustee, board visitors University California-Irvine College Medicine, since 1989.

Trustee Morehouse School Medicine, 1995—2005, Scripps Foundation for Medicine and Science, since 1996. Member American Institute of Management, American Management Association, Institute Aeronautical Sciences, American Society Naval Engineers, Society of America Military Engineers, American Chemical Society, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Society Motion Picture and television Engineers, American Institute Chemical Engineers, Society Advancement Management, United States Naval Institute, California Scholarship Federation (life), National Eagle Scout Association, Sunrise Country Club, The Springs Country Club, Malibu Riding and Tennis Club, Alpha Eta Rho.


Married Judith Deborah, March 23, 1963. Children: Steven Marc, Windy Lynn, Gary William, Sherry Dawn.

William W. Tamkin

Thelma (Brandel) Tamkin

Judith Deborah

Steven Marc Tamkin

Windy Lynn Tamkin

Gary William Tamkin

Sherry Dawn Tamkin