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Sterling Twiss Tooker

Sterling Twiss Tooker, American insurance company executive. Served as Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member Greater Hartford Chamber of Commerce (chairman education committee, West Simsbury CT.

Background

  • Tooker, Sterling Twiss was born on May 23, 1913 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Morris S. and Hazel (Twiss) Tooker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown Connecticut, 1935. B. Insurance, U. Connecticut, 1942.

    Career

    • With Travelers Insurance Companies, Hartford, 1935-1968, vice president executive department, 1959-1962, executive vice president, 1962-1964, president, 1964-1968, also director. Director Hartford National Bank and Trust Company (Connecticut), Standard Screw Company, N.E. Utilities. Board of directors Travelers Research Center, Inc., American School Deaf.

      President of the board of trustees Kingswood School, Hartford. Board of trustees Wesleyan University, Committee, Economics Development. Member of council Graduate School Business, University of Chicago.

      Director vice president Greater Hartford Young Men’s Christian Association. Member board advisers Hartford Graduate Center, Rensselaer Poly Institute Connecticut, Inc. Member board electors Insurance Hall Fame.

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Greater Hartford Chamber of Commerce (chairman education committee, West Simsbury CT.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Miller, August 10, 1940. Children: Adlin M., S. Christopher.
    • father: Morris S. Tooker
    • mother: Hazel (Twiss) Tooker
    • spouse: Alice Miller
    • children: Adlin M. Tooker
    • S. Christopher Tooker
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    Died June 6, 1969
    (aged 56)
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