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Hugh Henry Gaffney

Hugh Henry Gaffney, American insurance executive. Member Dallas Citizens Council.; Served from Lieutenant to captain infantry, United States Army, 1917-1919.; Member American Legion.


  • Gaffney, Hugh Henry was born on April 27, 1894 in Milwaukee. Son of Hugh L. and Helen (Lingenfelser) Gaffney.

  • Education

    • Student law school Marquette U., 1914-1917.


    • Fire insurance underwriter Northwestern National Insurance Company, Milwaukee, 1911-1917. Special agent Republic Insurance Company of Texas, Dallas, 1921-1925, secretary, 1925, vice-president, director and manager Pacific Coast department, 1926-1941, president, 1942-1961, vice Chairman of the Board, since 1961. President Vanguard Insurance Company, since 1946.

      Director Allied Finance Company, Industrial Life Insurance Company.


    Member Dallas Citizens Council. Served from Lieutenant to captain infantry, United States Army, 1917-1919. Member American Legion.

    Clubs: Brook Hollow Golf, Insurance (Dallas).


    • Married Ann M. Knapp, June 1919. Children: Dorothy M. Woodard, Hugh J., Anne M. Koegel, David H., Lenore M., Mary Therese.
    • father: Hugh L. Gaffney
    • mother: Helen (Lingenfelser) Gaffney
    • spouse: Ann M. Knapp
    • children: Dorothy M. Woodard Gaffney
    • Hugh J. Gaffney
    • Anne M. Koegel Gaffney
    • David H. Gaffney
    • Lenore M. Gaffney
    • Mary Therese Gaffney
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    Born April 27, 1894
    Died October 25, 1966
    (aged 72)