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Insurance

Calvin Fentress, American insurance.

Background

Fentress, Calvin was born on October 30, 1907 in Hubbard Woods, Illinois, United States. Son of Calvin and Paulina Stearns (Lyon) Fentress.

Education

Graduate Berkshire School, 1926, Princeton, 1931.

Career

In investment business, Lee, Higginson & Company, 1931-1932. With Allstate Insurance Company and Allstate Fire Insurance corporation since April 1932, in investment department, 1932-1936, became treasurer, 1937, vice-president and treasurer, 1938, executive vice president and secretary, 1940, president and member finance committee, 1941, president and treasurer, 1944-1945, president, 1945-1957, chairman 1957-1966, chairman finance committee, 1966-1983, also director. Director Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company of Chicago, Baker, Fentress & Company, Consolidated Financial Corporation, Northern Illinois Gas Company, Sears Roebuck & Company.

Membership

Clubs: Commonwealth, Chicago, Commercial (Chicago).

Connections

Married Frances E. Wood, October 1931. Children: Audrey, Calvin III, Mary Hardwick, Robert Wood.

father:
Calvin Fentress

mother:
Paulina Stearns (Lyon) Fentress

spouse:
Frances E. Wood

children:
Audrey Fentress

Calvin III Fentress

Mary Hardwick Fentress

Robert Wood Fentress