Jim graduated from Mather Public High School in Chicago and joined his older brother, Neil S. Weiner ’70, at Princeton. He joined Charter Club in his sophomore year, played tennis, and majored in history.
Jim returned to Chicago after graduation, where he worked in finance at the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange until his retirement. He served in the Army Reserves from 1972 to 1978. He married Louise Pacholik Sept. 2, 1979, in Evanston, Ill.
Jim loved being outdoors and working on his 35-acre tree farm. He was active with biking, swimming, canoeing, shooting, cross-country skiing, and coaching baseball. He read avidly about politics, history, and current events.
He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Louise Pacholik Weiner; sons Dan, Andrew and his wife, Courtney, and Jeff and his wife, Jen; grandchildren Weston, Ellie Mae, and one more grandchild on the way to Andrew and Courtney; and brother Neil and his wife, Michal. The class sends condolences to his family.