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Forrester, James Summers


James ForresterJim is a first generation American, having been born in Aberdeen in 1937. His mother and father were from Glasgow.  Jim's father, was a golf professional (same name) of some renown (he was known as the Sam Torrence of his day) who died an untimely death in 1939 in Belgium after surgery for appendicitis. His professional accomplishments are well documented in Scottish golf history.  Jim has been in the U.S. permanently since he was 11 years old. Other than his immediate family, there are few relatives in the U.S., and none left in Scotland, of which he has knowledge or contact. Jim's Scottish lineage is documented for several generations and he still frequently visits England/Scotland looking for signature golf clubs made by his father.  In 1994, in memory of his father, Jim was granted personal armorial bearings by Lord Lyon Malcom Innes, Edinburgh.

Jim Forrester is a physician in Family Practice, a Republican N.C. State Senator, and a retired Brigadier General in the  U.S. Air Force (NCANG).  He is married to Mary Frances (All) and they have four grown children and five grandchildren.  His address is P.O. Box 459, Stanley, N.C. 28164"

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