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Donald Paul Minassian

educator , lawyer , mathematician , actuary

Donald Paul Minassian, American Mathematician, educator, actuary, lawyer. Bar: Indiana 1987. National Science Foundation grantee, 1963, 64; Neshan Zovick fellow University of California, Berkeley, 1957-1959.

Background

Minassian, Donald Paul was born on December 8, 1935 in New York City. Son of George Diran and Lydia (Hartunian) Minassian.

Education

Bachelor, Fresno State University, 1957. Master of Arts in Teaching, Brown University, 1964. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1965.

Doctor of Education in Mathematics, University Michigan, 1967. Juris Doctor summa cum laude, Indiana University, 1986.

Career

Teacher, Santa Maria (California) Joint Union High School District, 1961-1963;associate professor, Butler U., Indianapolis, 1967-1973;professor, Butler U., Indianapolis, since 1973;actuary, American States Insurance Company, Indianapolis, 1977-1980;actuary, Indianapolis Life Insurance Company, since 1982.

Achievements

  • Bar: Indiana 1987.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, 1970-1979, Circuit Unitarian Fellowship, since 1980. Member American Bar Association, Mathematics Association American, American Academy Actuaries, Society Actuaries (associate), Indiana Association Certified Public Accountant's (associate), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Elaine Shakay Garabedian, August 15, 1964. Children: Laura Ann, Valerie Annual.

father:
George Diran Minassian

mother:
Lydia (Hartunian) Minassian

spouse:
Elaine Shakay Garabedian

children:
Laura Ann Minassian

Valerie Annual Minassian