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James H. Jenkins, Jr

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  • James H. Jenkins, Jr


  Lafayette, LA on April 5, 1

   From first thru grade 12, Baton Rouge, LA

   Rice University 1954

   LSU 1955-1954, BS in Civil Enowned and flew the following airplanes:

       J-3 Cub

       Super Cub

       Piper Apache

       Piper Apache

       OTW Bi-Wing

       PT 22

Twin Commander, Shrike

       Twin Commander, Shrike

      690A Turbo Commander

       690B Turbo Commander

690B Turbo Commander

Cessna 210

       Jet Ranger

       Bell 47 G4A

       T-34 Mentor-USAF Trainer

       L-39 Albatross-Russian Jet

       Twin Commander, Shrike


Commercial Pilot, Instrument, Multi and Single engine land, helicopter, L-39 Jet:   Total Time to date 8600 hours.



   Highway and Heavy construction business- 55 years

   Grey Iron Foundry-Vulcan Foundry-1965 till sold 1996

   Real Estate Development- 50 years

   Aircraft Distributor- 8 years

   Oil and Gas investment-20 years

   Cable TV Developer-TX, LA, AL

   Cell Telephone Developer

   LA Dept. of Wildlife and Commission- 6 Years

   National Marine Fisheries Gulf Council-3 Years

   Secretary (Director) LA Dept. of Wildlife and

     Fisheries-8 years

   Retired in 2004 to manage investments –fly ,hunt/fish



   Married high school sweetheart—Bobbye Blanchard

   4 children-one boy, three girls

   6 Grands-one boy, five girls

   1 Great Grand-boy


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