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Insurance company executive

Donald Michael Fordyce, American insurance company executive.


Fordyce, Donald Michael was born on April 26, 1936 in New York City. Son of James Paul and Margaret (Monahan) Fordyce.


Bachelor of Arts, University Notre Dame, 1958.


With, United States Life Insurance Company. New York City, 1954-1958; with, Kidder, Peabody & Company. New York City, 1958-1960; with, Manhattan Life Insurance Company.

New York City, since 1960; president, Manhattan Life Insurance Company. New York City, 1973-1978; chairman, chief Executive officer, Manhattan Life Insurance Company. New York City, 1973-1986; president, Manhattan Life Corporation chairman chief Executive officer, Manhattan Life Corporation, since 1978.


Trustee Greater New York Council Boy Scouts American. Trustee Gilmour Academy, 1962-1967, governor, 1967-1970. Member American Society Chartered Life Underwriter (director since 1977), New York Area Training Directors Association (president 1967), New York Life Managers Association, New York Life Underwriters Association, New York Board Trade (director 1973, member executive committee 1973, president 1975), Association New York State Life Insurance Companies (director 1973, president 1977), Chartered Life Underwriter Association (director 1967, executive vice president New York chapter 1975, president 1976), Young President's Organization Clubs: Wee Burn Country (Darien, Connecticut).

Bankers Club of P.R; University (New York City).


Married Ann Glascock, June 9, 1956. Children: James H., Elizabeth A., Michael D.

James Paul Fordyce

Margaret (Monahan) Fordyce

Ann Glascock

James H. Fordyce

Michael D. Fordyce

Elizabeth A. Fordyce