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Robert James

Member At-Large

Office: Newberry, SC


B.S., Business Administration - Newberry College


Robert “Bob” Franklin James, II, graduated from Newberry College in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Before coming to Newberry, James attended and graduated from Camden Military Academy located in Camden, S.C., in 1975. He currently serves as Owner and President of Thermaflo Engineering Company Inc., a manufacturer of steam fired specialty equipment in Charlotte, N.C. From 1979-1982 he was a Sales Representative for Mec-tric Controls Company, President of Spirax Sarco Inco, Representative Association from 1996-1998, and Owner and President of The R. F. James Company, from 1983-1999.


At Newberry College, James served as President of Tau kappa Epsilon Fraternity, President of the Newberry College Golf Association and was a member of the Golf Team, Interfraternity Counsel, and Students for Political Action. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Omicron Theta Tau Kappa Alumni Association and served as President of the TKE Alumni Association.


James and his wife Verice Williams of Georgetown, S.C., live in Marvin, N.C., with their children Shaw and Sara.

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