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Thomas Guy Hammond

Thomas Guy Hammond, American insurance executive. Member city council, Wellsville, 1907-1909.; Member Seattle Park Board, 1928-1929.; Member Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.; Mason.; Club: Young Mens Republican (president 1921), Rotary, Rainier, Washington Athletic.

Background

  • Hammond, Thomas Guy was born on December 19, 1885 in Wellsville, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas Greenwood and Mary Elizabeth (Henderson) Hammond.

  • Education

    • Student Ohio State University, 1903-1904. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1907. Student of University Washington Law School, 1909-1912.

    Career

    • Admitted to Washington bar, 1912. Claims attorney, United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company, Seattle, 1919-1922. Associate manager National Surety Company, San Francisco, 1922-1924.

      Northwest Surety superintendent for Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company, 1924-1926. Partner Allen, Connor & Hammond, Inc., 1926-1928. Vice president, New York Indemnity Company, San Francisco, 1928-1929.

      Executive vice president and director United Pacific Insurance Company, Seattle, since 1929.

    Politics

    The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    God enables every person to resist evil, by accepting forgiveness and liberation, and willing to be open to the Holy Spirit.

    Membership

    Member city council, Wellsville, 1907-1909. Member Seattle Park Board, 1928-1929. Member Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

    Mason.; Club: Young Mens Republican (president 1921), Rotary, Rainier, Washington Athletic.

    Connections

    • Married Francys Gildart Brotherton, August 27, 1913. Children: Elizabeth, Thomas Guy, Junior.
    • father: Thomas Greenwood Hammond
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Henderson) Hammond
    • spouse: Francys Gildart Brotherton
    • children: Elizabeth Hammond
    • Thomas Guy Hammond
    • Jr Hammond
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    Born December 19, 1885
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