Skinner Named Board Chairman Of National Waterways Conference

James A. Skinner Jr. of Nashville, president of Herbert Materials, Inc., has been installed as board chairman of the National Waterways Conference. He was elected at the organization's recent annual meeting in Tulsa to succeed Lloyd E. Anderson, executive director of the Port of Portland (Ore.) Commission. Mr.

Skinner is also chairman of the Brick Institute of America, and vice chairman of the Tennessee- Tombigbee W a t e r w a y Development Authority.

His company, one of Tennessee's largest brick manufacturers, operates river terminals on both the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers, including Herbert Marine Terminal at Nashville. A subsidiary, T.L. Herbert & Sons, Inc., owns a fleet of barges and towboats plying the Cumberland, Tennessee, Ohio, and Upper Mississippi Rivers.

Robert S. Kerr Jr. of Oklahoma City, president of Oklahoma Water, Inc., was reelected to another term as vice chairman of the NWC, and Richard A. Wilson of Sunset Hills, Mo., president of A g r i - T r a n s C o r p o r a t i o n , was named to succeed Mr. Skinner as the Conference's first vice president.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 10,  Oct 15, 1980 James Thompson

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