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Insurance company consultant

Cameron Brown, American insurance company consultant. Decorated Bronze Star with oak leaf cluster.


Brown, Cameron was born on September 29, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of George Frederic and Irene (Larmon) Brown.


AB, University of Illinois, 1937;graduate, Industrial College Armed Forces, 1941.


Vice president, R. B. Jones & Sons, Inc., 1938-1941;director, Geo. F. Brown & Sons, Inc., Chicago, 1947-1979;vice president, Geo. F. Brown & Sons, Inc., 1947-1950;executive vice president, Geo.

F. Brown & Sons, Inc., 1950-1953;president, Geo. F. Brown & Sons, Inc., 1953-1964;chairman, chief Executive officer, Geo. F. Brown & Sons, Inc., 1964-1976;director, Interstate National Corporation, 1968-1979;president, Interstate National Corporation, 1968-1974;chairman, Interstate National Corporation, 1970-1976;director, National Student Marketing Corporation, 1970-1979;president, National Student Marketing Corporation, 1970-1972;chairman, National Student Marketing Corporation, 1970-1975;director, Interstate Fire & Casualty Company, 1952-1979;executive vice president, Interstate Fire & Casualty Company, 1953-1956;president, Interstate Fire & Casualty Company, 1956-1974;chairman, Interstate Fire & Casualty Company, 1970-1976;director, Chicago Insurance Company, 1957-1979;president, Chicago Insurance Company, 1957-1974;chairman, Chicago Insurance Company, 1970-1976;director, Interstate Reins.

Corporation, 1957-1979;president, Cameron Brown Ltd., since 1976. Underwriting member Lloyd's of London, 1971-1995. Secretary, director Illinois Insurance Information Svc., 1967-1976.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: Property and Liability Handbook, 1965.


President Chicago area Planned Parenthood Association, 1969-1972. Board directors PlannedParenthood Federation American, 1976-1979. Active John Evans Club, Northwestern University, University of Illinois, President's Club, University of Illinois Foundation, University of Chicago President's Club.

Lieutenant colonel General Staff Corps Army of the United States, 1941-1945. Member Lloyd's Broker Association (chairman 1959-1960), National Association Indiana Insurers (Board of Governors 1961-1977). Illinois St. Andrews Society, Surplus Line Brokers Association(chairman 1954), Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin (officer-commander Chicago and Los Angeles), Commanderie de Bordeaux (Maitre emeritus at Chicago, Santa Barbara, Board of Governors since 1973), Conseiller de Bordeaux, Chicago Club, Executive Club (director 1969-1973, 1st vice president 1970-1971), Economics Club, Mid-American Club, Casino Club Chicago, Army-Navy Country Club, Old Elm Club, Shoreacres Club, Onwentsia Club, Pine Valley Golf Club, Birnam Wood Golf Club, The Valley Club, Honorary Company Edinburgh Golfers, Royal and Ancient Golf Club St. Andrews, Psi Upsilon.


Married Dorothea Fruechtenicht, May 10, 1947 (divorced February 1965). Children: Reid L., Deborah Sue. Married Jean McGrew, December 22, 1965.

1 daughter, Sophia Lyn.

George Frederic Brown

Irene (Larmon) Brown

Dorothea Fruechtenicht

Jean McGrew

Reid L. Brown

Deborah Sue Brown