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Insurance company executive

Allan Appell, American insurance company executive. Achievements include invention of Computer Name File, 1968. Board directors Barn Player, Merriam, Kansas, 1982; Member of Life Office Management Association Kansas City UNIVersal Automatic Computer Users (co-founder 1976), Insurance Accountant and Statistical Association (chapter president 1953).

Background

Appell, Allan was born on July 12, 1925 in Sedalia, Missouri, United States. Son of Carl F. and Ruby M. (Caldwell) Appell.

Education

Student, Park College, Parkville, Missouri, 1943—1944.

Career

Director computer services Kansas City Life Insurance Company, Missouri, 1960—1963, assistant controller, 1963—1964, assistant vice president, 1964—1973, vice president computer services, 1973—1984, consultant, 1984—1988. With United States Navy, 1943-1945.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of Computer Name File, 1968.

Membership

Board directors Barn Player, Merriam, Kansas, 1982. Member of Life Office Management Association Kansas City UNIVersal Automatic Computer Users (co-founder 1976), Insurance Accountant and Statistical Association (chapter president 1953).

Connections

Married Joicie T. Rule, June 12, 1948. Children: Alana, Cheryl, Joicie, Patricia.

father:
Carl F. Appell

mother:
Ruby M. (Caldwell) Appell

spouse:
Joicie T. Rule

child:
Cheryl Appell

child:
Joicie Appell

child:
Alana Appell

child:
Patricia Appell