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Edward D. Sirois

insurance executive.

Edward D. Sirois, American insurance executive. Decorated Chinese Nationalist Government; Legion of Merit (United States).

Background

Sirois, Edward D. was born on December 18, 1898 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George Arthur and Mary Monica (Devlin) Sirois.

Education

Law student Northeastern U., 1921-1922. Graduated from Command and General Staff College, Advance Tank Destroyer Tactical School. Student Question Manager, Engineers schools.

Career

1929; children—Eileen M. (Mistress Albert E. Getchell, Junior). Edward D., George A. Assistant circulation manager Lawrence Telegram, 1915-1916. Service clerk City of Lawrence, 1920-1921.

Manager Lawrence sub-district office United States Veterans Bureau, 1921-1926. President, treasurer Winter Garden Flower Shop & Greenhouses, 1926-1935. Deputy disbursing officer United States Government, 1932-1935.

Executive vice president Mutual Fire Insurance Association N.E., Boston, since 1946. Secretary Governor Leverett Saltonstall, 1939-1940. Member Government's Advisory Council on Civil Defense.

Membership

Member General Staff (United States Army) commission on National Guard and United States Army Reserve Policy, since 1952. Member Armed Forces Advisory Committee (Northeast area). Member Republican State Committee, since 1938. chairman, 1939-1940, delegate Republican National Convention, Chicago, 1952.

Enlisted as private 1st Field Artillery, Massachusetts National Guard, 1916, served Mexican Border campaign-1916, second in command Lieutenant, 1919. advanced through grades to major general, 1952. Member National Guard. Member National Guard Association (past president Massachusetts, nat. chairman-finance committee, chairman of the board of trustees).

A.I.M.; Clubs: Middlesec (past president).

Connections

Married Margaret Helene Noonan. Children: Eileen M. (Mistress.

father:
George Arthur Sirois

mother:
Mary Monica (Devlin) Sirois

spouse:
Margaret Helene Noonan.

child:
Eileen M. (Mrs Sirois