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James Ling was the former head of the Ling-Temco-Vought corporation, or LTV.
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James Ling was born in Oklahoma in 1922. He was a U.S. businessman and the former head of the Ling-Temco-Vought corporation, or LTV. His electrical contracting firm acquired an impressieve number of electronic and aircraft companies, creating the largest conglomerate in the United States.
Electronics manufacturer and conglomerate organizer, born in Hugo, Oklahoma, USA. His Dallas electrical contracting firm (formed 1946) acquired numerous electronics and aircraft companies and became the conglomerate Ling-Temco-Vought Corp (LTV) (1961), which in turn he diversified into the largest conglomerate in the country. After his removal as chairman (1970), he managed other holding companies.
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