|Object Name||Clipping, Newspaper|
TITLE: CARSON, James S.:
Executive; b. Detroit, Mich., Dec. 9, 1874; s. George and Eleanor Carson; ed.: California State; m. San Jose, Calif., June 30, 1903, May Emerson ; ch.: James Emerson, Mary Carter, Ernestina Virginia. Chi. of Assoc. Press Bur., Republic of Mexico, 1906-16; made South American survey trip for A. P., 1916-17; asst. gen. mgr. and gen. sales mgr., Natl. Paper & Type Co., 1917-23; assoc. with Elec. Bond & Share Co., 1923-1948 as pub. relations rcpt. for Latin Amer.; elected v.-p. in chg. of Pub. Relations for Amer. and Foreign Pr. Co., Inc., 1932. Dir.: Amer. & Foreign Pr. Co.; mem. bd. of dirs. and v.-chmn. of the bd., Colonial Trust Co., N. Y. C. since 1948; natl. councilor, Amer. Chamber of Commerce of Mexico; mem. of Foreign Commerce Dept. Com., C. of C. of the U. S.; mem. of council of Pan Amer. Soc., Inc., since 1918. Mem. and dir., Argentine-Amer. C. of C.; Amer, Brazilian Assn. ; Chile-Amer. Assn. ; Colombian-Amer. C. of C. ; Mexican C. of C. iii the U. S.; del. to all important Pan American conventions in Wash., D. C., for 15 yrs. With Mexican pres., Gen. Diaz, when he met Pres. Taft at border, 1908; accompanied Columbian Pres-Elect, Herrera on middlewest U. S. tour, also Brazilian Pres.-Elect, Prestes, in eastern U. S. tour, 1930. Author: Numerous mag. and newspaper arts. on Latin Amer. Mem. Santa Clara County Dem. Cont., San Jose, Calif., 1896; Dem. candidate, State Senator, 30th Senatorial Dist., Calif., 1900. Served Co. "C," 1st Calif. Reg. of Inf. in Philippines thru Spanish-Amer. \Var. Awarded: Order of Merit of the Official Grade, conferred by Pres. of Ecuador. Clubs: India House, Rockefeller Center Club Natl. Press (Wash., D. C.). Res.: Closter, N. J. Address: 1230 Ave. of the Americas, N. Y.
|Cataloged by||Boudreault, Art|