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Edwin Scott Overman, American insurance institute executive. Chartered property casualty underwriter, 1960. Member Society Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters (Eugene Toale award New York chapter 1983, Franklin award Philadelphia chapter 1983), American Economic Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Gamma Mu, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Kappa Psi.

Background

Overman, Edwin Scott was born on August 26, 1922 in Camden, Arkansas, United States. Son of George Dunlap and Mattie Denman (Scott) Overman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, Oklahoma State University, 1946. Master of Science in Economics, Oklahoma State University, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1953.

Honorary Doctor of Laws, Olivet College, 1985.

Career

Teacher Oklahoma State University, 1946-1947. Teacher Ohio State University, 1947-1953. Director college relations American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters and Insurance Institute American, Malvern, Pennsylvania, 1953, assistant dean, 1954-1961, dean, 1961-1966, president, since 1966.

Board governors Insurance Hall of Fame International Insurance Seminars, Inc., Tuscaloosa, Alabama, member board management. Board directors Inter-American Insurance Forum, Malvern, Pennsylvania.

Achievements

  • Chartered property casualty underwriter, 1960.

Membership

Member Society Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters (Eugene Toale award New York chapter 1983, Franklin award Philadelphia chapter 1983), American Economic Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Gamma Mu, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Kappa Psi.

Connections

Married Adelaide Strauss, October 15, 1944 (divorced February 1959). 1 child, Jeanne Trankle. Married Mary Katheryn, December 27, 1959.

1 child, James Wesley Hunt.

father:
George Dunlap Overman

mother:
Mattie Denman (Scott) Overman

spouse:
Adelaide Strauss

spouse:
Mary Katheryn

child:
Jeanne Trankle Overman

child:
James Wesley Hunt Overman