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John Joseph Gargan

John Joseph Gargan was American financial consultant. Chartered Life Underwriter, 1966. Named Outstanding Instructor in the United States in Finance, Chicago Board Trade, 1984. World-wide clan chieftan MacGeoghegan Family Society, since 1990; Democratic candidate for Governor of Florida, 1994. Member International Association Registered Finance Planners (chairman board emeritus, president 1984-1990).

Background

  • Gargan, John Joseph was born on October 20, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John J.A. and Frances (Kerhart) Gargan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Business, Birmingham-Southern College, 1957.

    Career

    • Agent Prudential Insurance Company of America, Jacksonville, Florida, 1957-1962. Agency manager Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company, various locations, 1962-1969. Owner, president F/M Associates, Inc., Tampa, Florida, 1969-1984.

      Founder, president International Association Registered Finance Planners, 1984-1990, Throw the Hypocritical Rascals Out Inc. (T.H.R.O.), Tampa, 1990-1993, International Association Professional Finance Consultant, Inc., Tampa, 1994, president emeritus, since 1994. Instructor finance planning Hillsboro Community College, Tampa, 1972-1989.

      Orginator Draft H. Ross Perot for President Campaign, 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered Life Underwriter, 1966.

    Works

    • Kiplinger's Estate Planning: The Complete Guide to Wills, Trusts, and Maximizing Your Legacy
    • If I don’t have an estate plan, what will happen when I die? Can I plan my own estate, or should I work with an estate attorney? How can I make sure that my estate isn’t whittled away by state and federal taxes?   In Kiplinger’s Estate Planning, financial expert and attorney John Ventura offers straightforward guidance on all of the tools of estate planning, from wills, trusts, and custodial accounts to insurance, employee benefits, and durable power of attorney for finance and health care.

    Membership

    World-wide clan chieftan MacGeoghegan Family Society, since 1990. Democratic candidate for Governor of Florida, 1994. Member International Association Registered Finance Planners (chairman board emeritus, president 1984-1990).

    Personality

    Interests

    Handwriting analysis, stone masonry, motorcycling.

    Connections

    • Married Martha Vaughn, December 23, 1953 (divorced 1988). Children: Frances Arleene, David Neil, Rebecca Lynn, Dana Leigh.
    • father: John J.A. Gargan
    • mother: Frances (Kerhart) Gargan
    • spouse: Martha Vaughn
    • children: Frances Arleene Gargan
    • David Neil Gargan
    • Rebecca Lynn Gargan
    • Dana Leigh Gargan
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    Nationality
    • 1957
      Birmingham-So. College
    • 1957 - 1962
      Agent Prudential Insurance Company of American
      Jacksonville, Florida, United States
    • 1962 - 1969
      agency manager, Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company
    • 1990 - 1993
      founder
      Tampa, Florida, United States
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