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Edmund Cody Laird

Edmund Cody Laird, American insurance executive. Member Life Insurance Advertisers Association, Kappa Alpha (trustee, secretary, treasurer scholarship fund).

Background

  • Laird, Edmund Cody was born on September 3, 1906 in Atlanta. Son of Edmund Cody and Mary Dean (Steward) Laird.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Oglethorpe U., 1928.

    Career

    • Newspaper reporter, aviation editor Atlanta Georgian, 1928-1933. Advertising manager and officer Life Insurance Company of Georgia since 1934, executive vice president since 1952, also director. President Southeastern Air Service, Inc., 1940-1945.

      Director Georgia Distbrs., Inc. State chairman American Heart Association, 1951, director Georgia Heart Association. Director Atlantic Symphony Guild, Inc.

      Chairman aeronautics advisory board, Georgia, 1944-1946.

    Membership

    Member Life Insurance Advertisers Association, Kappa Alpha (trustee, secretary, treasurer scholarship fund). Clubs: Piedmont Driving, Capital City (Atlanta).

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Dobbs, July 26, 1930. Children: Dorothy, Cody, Nancy.
    • father: Edmund Cody Laird
    • mother: Mary Dean (Steward) Laird
    • spouse: Dorothy Dobbs
    • children: Dorothy Laird
    • Cody Laird
    • Nancy Laird
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    Born September 3, 1906
    Died April 9, 1961
    (aged 54)
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