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Kenneth David Steere

Kenneth David Steere, American insurance executive.


  • Steere, Kenneth David was born on April 7, 1884 in Iowa Falls, Iowa, United States. Son of Jerome David and Kate Ruth (Buttolph) Steere.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, State University Iowa, 1906. Bachelor of Laws, Northwestern University, 1909.


    • Admitted to Illinois bar, and practicing attorney, 1909-1920. Assistant to manager of Paine, Webber & Company, 1920-1923, partner in firm, 1928-1938. Assistant to O. P. and M. J. Van Sweringen, railway operators, 1923-1927.

      Chairman of the Board C.&E.I. R.R., 1933-1942. Honorary Chairman of the Board Steere Tank Lines, Republican Insurance Company, Allied Finance Company.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Clubs: Brook Hollow (Dallas).


    • Married Grace Duffield, November 26, 1908. Children: David Duffield, Katherine (deceased), Bruce Middleton.
    • father: Jerome David Steere
    • mother: Kate Ruth (Buttolph) Steere
    • spouse: Grace Duffield
    • children: David Duffield Steere
    • Katherine Steere (deceased)
    • Bruce Middleton Steere
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    Born April 7, 1884
    Died January 3, 1963
    (aged 78)