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Insurance company executive

Earl Wesley Fedje, American insurance company executive. Ordained to ministry Methodist Church, 1954. Decorated Legion of Merit with Combat V, Cross of Gallantry.


Fedje, Earl Wesley was born on July 31, 1928 in Mitchelle, South Dakota, United States. Son of Roy Anderson and Norma Catherine (Iverson) Fedje.


AB, Willamette University, 1946. STB, Boston University, 1954. Master of Theology, Princeton University, 1968.


Commissioned Lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy, 1957;advanced through grades to commander, United States Navy, 1977;squadron chaplain, Destroyer Squadron 5, Pacific Ocean, 1957-1959;regimental chaplain, Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1959-1960;chapel coordinator, Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, 1961-1963;senior chaplain, United States Ship Cascade, 1961-1963;senior Protestant chaplain, Naval Station, Washington, 1963-1965;senior chaplain, McAir Station, Iwakuni, Japan, 1965-1967;project officer Naval forces, Vietnam, 1968-1970;special project officer, senior chaplain, Naval Station, Roosevelt Rds., P.R., 1970-1973;training officer, Human Resource Management Center, 1973-1975;regimental chaplain, United States Marine Corps, Kaneohe, Hawaii., 1975-1977;retired, United States Navy, 1977;pastor, Rose City Pk. Methodist Church, Portland, Oregon, 1954-1957;agent, Investors Equity Life Insurance Company, Honolulu, 1978-1980;division manager, Investors Equity Life Insurance Company, Honolulu, 1980-1982;president, Planning Superior vena cava syndrome-Hawaii, Inc., Honolulu, since 1982.


  • Ordained to ministry Methodist Church, 1954.


Member Oahu Traffic Safety Council, Honolulu, since 1985. Member Hawaii Governor's Blue Ribbon Panel on Health. Fellow International Oceanographic Institute.

Member National Association Health Underwriters, National Association Life Underwriters, American Society California Lutheran Universities, Chartered Finance Consultant (board directors since 1987), Honolulu Association Health Underwriters (charter), Chamber of Commerce Hawaii, International Naval Sailing Association, Beta Theta Pi.


Married Joan Beverly Russell, October 15, 1955. Children: Kirsten Louise, Jon Christian, Ingrid Julia.

Roy Anderson Fedje

Norma Catherine (Iverson) Fedje

Joan Beverly Russell

Kirsten Louise Fedje

Jon Christian Fedje

Ingrid Julia Fedje