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Honoring the Johnson Countian of the Year 1992 : James P. Sunderland

As president and chairman of Ash Grove Cement Company, one of the nation's leading manufacturers of cement products, James P. Sunderland oversaw an unprecedented expansion of the business.

James P. Sunderland
Sunderland served as a director or trustee of many organizations, such as the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City, the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and Midwest Research Institute. He was also an officer and trustee of the Lester T. Sunderland Foundation, which supports education, the arts, social welfare and health throughout the Midwest.