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Edward Barry Rust

insurance company executive.

Edward Barry Rust, American insurance company executive. Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce (director, president 1972-1973), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Rust, Edward Barry was born on September 5, 1918 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States. Son of Adlai H. and Florence Fifer (Barry) Rust.

Education

Assistant secretary State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, 1941, director branch offices, 1946-1951, vice president, 1951-1958, president, 1958-1985, also chief Executive officer, director, Executive Committee. President, director State Farm Fire & Casualty Company, State Farm Life & Accident Assurance Company, State Farm General Insurance Company, State Farm Annuity and Insurance Company, State Farm Lloyd’s of Texas Inc. President State Farm County Mutual Insurance Company of Texas.

Director General Telephone Сompany Illinois Trustee Illinois Wesleyan University. Board directors Illinois State University Foundation.

Career

Assistant secretary State Farm Mut. Officer, dir; president State Farm County Mut. Director General Telephone Сompany Ill.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce (director, president 1972-1973), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Harriett B. Fuller, August 7, 1940. Children: Florence M., Harriett H., Edward B. Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Econs, Stanford University, 1940.

father:
Adlai H. Rust

mother:
Florence Fifer (Barry) Rust

spouse:
Harriett B. Fuller

children:
Florence M. Rust

Harriett H. Rust

Edward B. Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Econs Rust

Stanford University Rust

1940 Rust