James, Oswald George Biography 1971

JAMES, Oswald George
OBE [Officer of the Order of the British Empire], managing director & founder of James Aviation Ltd, P Bag, Hamilton
Born: Wairoa, 15 November 1919, son of OG James; married 17 February 1953 Elain I, daughter of EM Arthur; 1 son, 2 daughters
Education: Tolaga Bay; FNZIM [Fellow of NZ Institute of Management]; rugby football
Served apprenticeship motor trade 1935-39; garage proprietor 1946-49; founder and chairman James Aviation 1949; chairman Farmers Aerial Top Dressing, Aero Engine Services Ltd, Ranch Fertilisers Ltd, James Aviation Overseas Ltd; director Air Parts Ltd, West Air Pty Ltd, Marlborough Fibre Glass, Bay of Islands Timber Company Ltd; president NZ National Field Days, White Aero Club
War service: RNZAF [Royal NZ Air Force] 1940-45
Recreation: boating
Private address: 677 River Rd, Hamilton

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New Zealand Who’s Who 10th edition 1971

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