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Insurance company executive

Edward Everett Phillips, American insurance company executive. Bar: Massachusetts 1955. Trustee emeritus Amherst College; board overseers Boston Museum of Fine Arts; chairman Greater Boston Arts Fund; past. chairman and board directors Massachusetts Business Roundtable; past member Massachusetts Cultural Council; trustee, past chairman New England Conservatory; past board directors, past treasurer United Way of America.

Background

Phillips, Edward Everett was born on September 14, 1927 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Edward Everett, Junior and Margaret (Jaffray) Phillips.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Amherst College, 1952. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1955. Doctor of Public Service (honorary), Northeastern University, 1979.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Massachusetts, 1987. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Lesley College, 1990. Distributed control system (honorary), Bentley College, 1992.

Career

With, Mirick, O'Connell, De Mallie & Lougee, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1955-1957;with, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, 1957-1969;vice president agency department, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1965-1969;with, New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, since 1969;vice president, secretary, New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, 1969-1972;executive vice president, New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, 1972-1974;president, New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, 1974-1981;chairman, chief Executive officer, New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, 1978-1991;chairman, New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, since 1991;also board director, New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston. Board directors Affiliated Publs., Inc., New York-New England Exchange.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 1955.

Membership

Trustee emeritus Amherst College. Board overseers Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Chairman Greater Boston Arts Fund.

Past. chairman and board directors Massachusetts Business Roundtable. Past member Massachusetts Cultural Council. Trustee, past chairman New England Conservatory.

Past board directors, past treasurer United Way of America.

Connections

Married Margaret Whitney, September 7, 1952. Children: John Whitney, Margaret Jaffray, Nancy Osborne.

father:
Edward Everett Phillips

mother:
Margaret (Jaffray) Phillips

spouse:
Margaret Whitney

child:
John Whitney Phillips

child:
Margaret Jaffray Phillips

child:
Nancy Osborne Phillips