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underwriter , insurance consultant

Barry Simons, British Underwriter, insurance consultant. Ennobled by Prince Regent to Sir Barry Simmons. 1st chairman London Young Conservatives, 1950-1953. Captain British Army, 1944-1947. Fellow Institute Insurance Cons., British Institute Management.


Simons, Barry was born on August 18, 1927 in London. Came to the United States, 1990. Son of Elkan Simons and Sylvia (Norris) Bonner-May.


Bachelor, Marlborough (England) College, 1944. Master of Arts, Marlborough (England) College. Doctor of Divinity, 2004.


Police sergeant Scotland Yard, London, 1970-1983. President, Chief Executive Officer Elkan & Barry Simons Ltd., 1947-1990. Underwriting member Lloyd's of London, 1978.

Incorporator Eastern Health Network, since 1996. Chaplain Eastern Connecticut Health Network, since 2003. Director media and public relations New Britain (Connecticut) Symphony, since 1992.

Advisory board, corporator Rockville Bank, Connecticut, since 1992. Writer, producer, speaker radio commercials, 1991^.


  • Ordained minister 2003.


  • Other Work

    • Writer, director: (stage plays).


1st chairman London Young Conservatives, 1950-1953. Past chairman London Motor Club Ltd. Consul Tolland County, 2005.

Captain British Army, 1944-1947. Fellow Institute Insurance Consultant, British Institute Management, Royal Zoological Society. Member Royal Photograph Society, London Car Club Ltd.

(honorary, life), British Motor Racing Marshals Club Ltd. (honorary, life).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: auto racing, wild animal training, photography.


Married Susan Hoffman-Simons, August 12, 1990.

Elkan Simons Bonner-May

Sylvia (Norris) Bonner-May

Susan Hoffman-Simons