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Claude Dryden Minor

Claude Dryden Minor, American insurance executive. Member of committee on insurance Legislative Council of Virginia, 1947-1952; Member Virginia Governing Committee, 1943-1953; member Virginia and Richmond C’s of Commerce.; Member S.R., New York Southern Society.

Background

  • Minor, Claude Dryden was born on January 15, 1888 in near Danville, Kentucky, United States. Son of G. Logan and Nancy L. (Johnson) Minor.

  • Education

    • Student Elmwood Academy, Perryville, Kentucky, 1903-1907. Bachelor of Laws, Hamilton College Law, Chicago, 1916.

    Career

    • June 1952); married second Martha Hannah, April 29, 1953. One son, Minor R. Admitted to Kentucky bar, 1914. Practiced law, Danville, 1914-1924.

      Manager special service department Liverpool, London & Globe Insurance Company, Chicago and New York City, 1924-1931, secretary special service department Royal-Liverpool group New York City, 1931-1935, director education, 1935-1942, director personnel, 1942-1943. President Virginia Fire & Marine Insurance Company, Richmond, 1943-1953. Practicing law, member Denny, Valentine and Davenport.

      Director, member Executive Committee Excelsior Insurance Company, Syracuse, New York, from 1943. Member of faculty, evening school business administration U. Richmond from 1945. Admitted to Virginia bar, 1951.

    Membership

    Member of committee on insurance Legislative Council of Virginia, 1947-1952. Member Virginia Governing Committee, 1943-1953. Member Virginia and Richmond C’s of Commerce.

    Member S.R., New York Southern Society. Clubs: Country (Virginia).

    Connections

    • Married Lena Hooe, January 22, 1911 (deceased.; married second Martha Hannah, April 29, 1953.
    • father: G. Logan Minor
    • mother: Nancy L. (Johnson) Minor
    • spouses: Lena Hooe
    • 2d Martha Hannah
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    Born January 15, 1888
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