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2010-06-14 18:18:00

DETROIT, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- F. James (Jim) McDonald, who served as president and chief operating officer of General Motors Corp. throughout much of the 1980s, died Sunday, June 13, 2010. McDonald's career spanned the post World War II auto boom, when GM grew to dominate the U.S. car market. Among his many GM assignments, he served as general manager at both Pontiac and Chevrolet. McDonald was named president and chief operating officer of GM on February 1, 1981, and served in those...

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