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Lawyer , Insurance company executive

Dorothy Kaplan Light, American insurance company executive, lawyer. Bar: Iowa 1961, New Jersey 1973; certified Chartered property and casualty underwriter, Chartered Life Underwriter.

Background

Light, Dorothy Kaplan was born on May 20, 1937 in Alden, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Edward T. and Bessie (Nachazel) Kaplan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Iowa,1959, Juris Doctor, 1961, honorary degree Georgian Court College, 1991.

Career

Bar: Iowa 1961, New Jersey 1973. Chartered property and casualty underwriter, CLU. Private practice, Marshalltown, Iowa, 1962-1963, Iowa City, 1963-1971. With United States Army, New Jersey, 1972-1974.

Assistant general counsel Prudential Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Holmdel, New Jersey, 1974-1977, associate general counsel, director corporation services, 1977-1982, director public affairs marketing department, 1979-1982, director public affairs, 1982-1983, vice president government affairs, 1982-1987. Vice president The Prudential Insurance Company American, Newark, 1987-1990, vice-president and corporation secretary, 1990^. Chairman Prudential Foundation.

Bd directors Center for New Jersey.Resources, trustee New Jersey Center Analysis of Public Issues, New Jersey SupremeCt. advisory committee Professional ethics. Member New Jersey govs'. transition team, New Jersey.econ. master plan commission, New Jersey economics development task force, American Society Corporation Sections.

Achievements

  • Bar: Iowa 1961, New Jersey 1973. Certified Chartered property and casualty underwriter, Chartered Life Underwriter.

Membership

Chairman Prudential Foundation. Bd directors Center for New Jersey Resources. Trustee New Jersey Center Analysis of Public Issues, New Jersey Supreme Court.

Advisory communications Professional Ethics. Member New Jersey govs'. Transition Team, Economic Master Plan Commission, New Jersey, New Jersey Economic Development Task Force, American Society Corporation Secretaries.

Connections

Married Ernest Isaac Light, December 28, 1959. Children: Christina, William, Samuel, David (twins).

father:
Edward T. Kaplan

mother:
Bessie (Nachazel) Kaplan

spouse:
Ernest Isaac Light

child:
Christina Light

child:
William Light

child:
Samuel Light

child:
David Light (twins)