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Lawyer , Insurance company executive

Forrest Wiemann Simmons, American lawyer, insurance company executive. Bar: Oregon bar 1952. Decorated Bronze Star. Served with United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American, Oregon, Multnomah bar associations Clubs: Arlington, Waverley Country, Multnomah Athletic.

Background

Simmons, Forrest Wiemann was born on March 9, 1924 in Brooking, South Dakota, United States. Son of Forrest E. and Violet E. (Wiemann) Simmons.

Education

Oregon State University (Bachelor of Science). University of Michigan (Juris Doctor).

Career

Senior partner Souther, Spaulding, Kinsey, Williamson & Schwabe, Portland, Oregon, 1952-1980. Chairman board, chief executive officer First Farwest Insurance Companies, since 1965. Director Trans Pacific Leasing Services, Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia.

President Pacific Insurance Investment Company, Portland.

Achievements

  • Bar: Oregon bar 1952.

Religion

God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

Politics

When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.

Views

The strong feature of Methodism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money. They share with ordained ministers the role of setting direction for the churches in a particular area or 'circuit'.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American, Oregon, Multnomah bar associations Clubs: Arlington, Waverley Country, Multnomah Athletic.

Connections

Married Betty Jean Manoles, August 25, 1950. Children– Forrest Bradford, Mark, Gregory, Douglas.

father:
Forrest E. Simmons

mother:
Violet E. (Wiemann) Simmons

spouse:
Betty Jean Manoles

child:
Forrest Bradford Simmons

child:
Mark Simmons

child:
Gregory Simmons

child:
Douglas Simmons