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Bertram Cottingham Dedman Edit Profile

Insurance company executive

Bertram Cottingham Dedman was American insurance company executive. Bar: Tennessee 1941, District of Columbia 1977. Member of American Bar Association, International Association Insurance Law (past president United States chapter), American Judicature Society, Philadelphia Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Federal Bar Association.

Background

Dedman, Bertram Cottingham was born on December 24, 1914 in Columbia, Tennessee, United States. Son of Bertram Cottingham and Mary Ella (Fariss) Dedman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of South, Sewanee, Tennessee, 1937;Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1941.

Career

Trial attorney Antitrust Division, Department Justice, Washington, 1941-1954, Texaco, Inc., Los Angeles, 1954-1957. Assistant counsel, associate general counsel, general counsel Insurance Company North America, Philadelphia, 1957-1970. Vice president, general counsel INA Corporation (now CIGNA Corporation), 1968-1977, vice president, secretary, 1975-1979.

Retired, 1979; With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1947.

Achievements

  • Bar: Tennessee 1941, District of Columbia 1977.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, contributor: Merger of Insurance Companies, 1966.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1947. Member American, Federal, Tennessee, Philadelphia bar associations, American Judicature Society, International Association Insurance Law (past president United States chapter).

Connections

Married Rainsford Bayard MacDowell, June 16, 1938. Children: Rainsford Dedman Olson, Ella.

father:
Bertram Cottingham Dedman

mother:
Mary Ella (Fariss) Dedman

spouse:
Rainsford Bayard MacDowell

child:
Rainsford Dedman Olson Dedman

child:
Ella Dedman