In 1985, Crown married Paula Hannaway, a 1980 magna cum laude A.B. graduate of Duke University and 2012 M.A. graduate of School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The couple has 4 youngsters.
In 1976, Crown earned a BA from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts and a J.D. diploma from Stanford Law School in 1980. He served as chairman of the board of trustees of the University of Chicago from 2003 to 2009. After regulation faculty, Crown labored as an affiliate for Salomon Brothers in New York City the place he grew to become a vice chairman within the Capital Markets Service Group in 1983. In 1985, he returned to Chicago to affix his household’s funding agency.
Crown was born the son of Renée (née Schine) and Lester Crown. His mom is the sister of producer G. David Schine and the daughter of theater and resort magnate, Junius Myer Schine. His grandfather is Chicago industrialist Henry Crown. His sister is Susan Crown.
James Schine Crown (born June 25, 1953) is an American businessman and inheritor. He is president of Henry Crown and Company, a household funding firm. He is a director of JPMorgan Chase & Co., General Dynamics and Sara Lee. He can be the managing associate of the Aspen Skiing Company.