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Edmund Cody Laird

insurance executive.

Edmund Cody Laird, American insurance executive. Member Life Insurance Advertisers Association, Kappa Alpha (trustee, secretary, treasurer scholarship fund).

Background

Laird, Edmund Cody was born on September 3, 1906 in Atlanta. Son of Edmund Cody and Mary Dean (Steward) Laird.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Oglethorpe U., 1928.

Career

Newspaper reporter, aviation editor Atlanta Georgian, 1928-1933. Advertising manager and officer Life Insurance Company of Georgia since 1934, executive vice president since 1952, also director. President Southeastern Air Service, Inc., 1940-1945.

Director Georgia Distbrs., Inc. State chairman American Heart Association, 1951, director Georgia Heart Association. Director Atlantic Symphony Guild, Inc.

Chairman aeronautics advisory board, Georgia, 1944-1946.

Membership

Member Life Insurance Advertisers Association, Kappa Alpha (trustee, secretary, treasurer scholarship fund). Clubs: Piedmont Driving, Capital City (Atlanta).

Connections

Married Dorothy Dobbs, July 26, 1930. Children: Dorothy, Cody, Nancy.

father:
Edmund Cody Laird

mother:
Mary Dean (Steward) Laird

spouse:
Dorothy Dobbs

children:
Dorothy Laird

Cody Laird

Nancy Laird