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Insurance company executive

Fenton Allen Sevier Gentry, American insurance company executive. Rhodes scholar, Oxford University, 1936. Member Knoxville Civil Service Board, 1948—1977, former chairman; Member of National Association Indiana Insurers (president 1961-1962, governor), Club LeConte (Knoxville), Cherokee Country Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Gentry, Fenton Allen Sevier was born on March 12, 1910 in Chattanooga. Son of Thomas Gray and Evelyn (Sevier) Gentry.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Virginia, 1932. Master of Science, University Virginia, 1933. Bachelor, Oxford University, England, 1936.

Master of Arts, Oxford University, England, 1937.

Career

Vice president Southern Title Insurance Company, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1941—1946, president and director, 1946—1977, Gentry Enterprises, since 1977. To lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.

Membership

Member Knoxville Civil Service Board, 1948-1977, former chairman. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member National Association Indiana Insurers (president 1961-1962, governor), Phi Beta Kappa.

Clubs: Cherokee Country.

Connections

Married Barbara Fulton, April 17, 1941. 1 child Fenton Allen Sevier.

father:
Thomas Gray Gentry

mother:
Evelyn (Sevier) Gentry

spouse:
Barbara Fulton

child:
Fenton Allen Sevier Gentry