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Insurance company executive

Charles Roebling Tyson, American insurance company executive. Member of Ivy (Princeton); Pine Valley Golf, Sunnybrook Golf, Philadelphia.

Background

Tyson, Charles Roebling was born on February 22, 1914 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Carroll Sargent and Helen (Roebling) Tyson.

Education

Student, Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Student, Princeton, 1935.

Career

Director John A. Roebling's Sons Company, Trenton, New Jersey, 1936-1958. President, executive vice president, director Colorado Fuel Iron Corporation (now CF & I Steel Corporation), 1958-1959. Executive vice president Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1959-1961, president, chief executive officer, 1961-1971, chairman, chief executive officer, 1971-1973, chairman board, 1971-1978, chairman executive committee, 1979-1986, also trustee.

Board directors College of the Atlantic.

Membership

Member of Ivy (Princeton). Pine Valley Golf, Sunnybrook Golf, Philadelphia.

Connections

Married Barbara Kurtz, October 12, 1935. Children: Charles Roebling, Barbara, Helen R., Margaret, Sarah.

father:
Carroll Sargent Tyson

mother:
Helen (Roebling) Tyson

spouse:
Barbara Kurtz

child:
Margaret Tyson

child:
Charles Roebling Tyson

child:
Sarah Tyson

child:
Helen R. Tyson

child:
Barbara Tyson