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Edward Barry Rust

Edward Barry Rust, American insurance company executive. Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce (director, president 1972-1973), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Rust, Edward Barry was born on September 5, 1918 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States. Son of Adlai H. and Florence Fifer (Barry) Rust.

  • Education

    • Assistant secretary State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, 1941, director branch offices, 1946-1951, vice president, 1951-1958, president, 1958-1985, also chief Executive officer, director, Executive Committee. President, director State Farm Fire & Casualty Company, State Farm Life & Accident Assurance Company, State Farm General Insurance Company, State Farm Annuity and Insurance Company, State Farm Lloyd’s of Texas Inc. President State Farm County Mutual Insurance Company of Texas.

      Director General Telephone Сompany Illinois Trustee Illinois Wesleyan University. Board directors Illinois State University Foundation.

    Career

    • Assistant secretary State Farm Mut. Officer, dir; president State Farm County Mut. Director General Telephone Сompany Ill.

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce (director, president 1972-1973), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Harriett B. Fuller, August 7, 1940. Children: Florence M., Harriett H., Edward B. Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Econs, Stanford University, 1940.
    • father: Adlai H. Rust
    • mother: Florence Fifer (Barry) Rust
    • spouse: Harriett B. Fuller
    • children: Florence M. Rust
    • Harriett H. Rust
    • Edward B. Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Econs Rust
    • Stanford University Rust
    • 1940 Rust
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    Born September 5, 1918
    Died August 18, 1985
    (aged 66)
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