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Chase Mckenzie Smith

Chase Mckenzie Smith, American lawyer, insurance executive. Served as private 308th Field Artillery, 78th Division, United States Army, World War I; Member American (past chairman insurance section), Illinois, Chicago bar associations, International Association Insurance Counsel, United States Chamber of Commerce (director federal taxation committee.

Background

  • Smith, Chase Mckenzie was born on January 14, 1892 in Plainfield, Indiana, United States. Son of Franklin M. and Alida (Allen) Smith.

  • Education

    • Student Lincoln College Law, 1917.

    Career

    • 1 son, Chase McKenzie. Secretary insurance superintendent Illinois Department Insurance, Springfield, 1912-1913, charge casualty and fire div., 1913-1919. Associate Ekern & Myers Chicago, 1919-1920.

      Admitted to Illinois bar, 1920. Associate firm Smith, Rowe, Barker & Allan, Chicago, 1920-1968. Director Kemper Insurance Group, Chicago, Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company, and affiliates, 1933-1967.

      Past chairman Fire Committee Interstate Rating and Industry Committee Interstate Insurance Cooperative. Past chairman legislation committee, tax committee, automobile committee, legal committee American Mutual Insurance Alliance. Federal taxation committee National Association of Manufacturers.

    Membership

    Served as private 308th Field Artillery, 78th Division, United States Army, World War I. Member American (past chairman insurance section), Illinois, Chicago bar associations, International Association Insurance Counsel, United States Chamber of Commerce (director federal taxation committee. Clubs: Lake Forest Golf (Wisconsin).

    Connections

    • Married Hypatia Ross, 1919.
    • father: Franklin M. Smith
    • mother: Alida (Allen) Smith
    • spouse: Hypatia Ross
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    Born January 14, 1892
    Died June 3, 1985
    (aged 93)
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