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Thomas Francis Shortall

Thomas Francis Shortall, American insurance executive. Served with United States Navy, 1917-1919. Named admiral Nebraska Navy, Kentucky Colonel; Member National Association Indiana Insurors. Knights of Columbus.

Background

  • Shortall, Thomas Francis was born on August 2, 1896 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Martin L. and Elizabeth (Knowles) Shortall.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school.

    Career

    • Agent, Moore, Case, Lyman & Hubbard, general agts., 1912-1913, Commercial Union Insurance Company, 1913-1915, Springfield Fire & Marine Insurance Company, 1915-1917. Auto loss and damage appraisor State Auto Insurance Company, 1921-1927, American States Insurance Company, 1927-1935. With Emmco Insurance Company, South Bend, Indiana, since 1935, president, director.

      Director Excel Insurance Company, Alinco Life Insurance Company, Capitol Life Insurance Company.

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy, 1917-1919. Named admiral Nebraska Navy, Kentucky Colonel. Member National Association Indiana Insurors.

    Knights of Columbus; Clubs: Optimist, South Bend Country.

    Connections

    • Married Karen S. Shortall, June 30, 1925.
    • father: Martin L. Shortall
    • mother: Elizabeth (Knowles) Shortall
    • spouse: Karen S. Shortall
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    Born August 2, 1896
    Died January 21, 1964
    (aged 67)
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