A. James Lundberg (1930-2006)
A. James Lundberg was born in Roosevelt, Utah, and graduated from Dixie High School and Dixie College, where he was student body president in 1950. He received his B.A. from Brigham Young University, and CLU and ChFC degrees from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Penn.Jim was a member of the Farmers Insurance Group for 46 years, where he served as district manager and was a member of the Farmers Presidents Council. He chartered Dixie State Bank in 1970, and the American Bank of Commerce in 1973. He served as chairman of the board at both banks. He was also a member of the board of directors of The Village Bank in St. George. Jim has been a member of Lions International for over 50 years and in 1966, was elected to the Lions International Board of Directors. Jim owns an extensive collection of antique automobiles, busses and trucks, which he generously uses for local parades and car shows. He was a member of the board of directors of the Dixie State College Alumni Association and the Dixie College Foundation, and was a member of the Dixie State College National Advisory Council. He was honored as Dixie State College’s Distinguished Alumnus in 2002. He assisted coach Sark Arslanian in football at Dixie State and is a member of the Utah Sports Hall of Fame. Jim and his wife, Ila Claire Stucki, are the parents of four children and 15 grandchildren.