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insurance corporate executive , consultant

George Cyrus Boddiger, American insurance corporate executive, consultant. Recipient Norman Cohn Hope award National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Bess Goodman Humanitarian award, Lifetime Achievement award International Federation Multiple Sclerosis Societies.

Background

Boddiger, George Cyrus was born on July 5, 1917 in Polo, Illinois, United States. Son of George E. and Bertha Belle (Billig) Boddiger.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1939. Master of Business Administration with distinction, Harvard University, 1943.

Career

Various positions, Mutual of Omaha, Omaha, 1952-1959;president, director, Pacific Fidelity Life Insurance Company, Los Angeles, 1959-1971;president, director, Equitable Life Insurance Company, Washington, 1971-1982;vice chairman, director, Gulf United Corporation, Washington, 1982-1984. Board directors, director Premier Parking Corporation. Advisory board DCG Corporation.

Achievements

  • CLU.

Membership

Member University Illinois Foundation, President's Council. Trustee, secretary National Capital chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1976-2004. President Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, 1983-1985, president emeritus.

Elder Potomac Presbyterian Church With Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Fellow Life Management Institute. Member American College Life Underwriters, Harvard Business School Club Washington (chairman, director), Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Clubs: Congressional Country (Bethesda, Maryland). Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Wilma Helen Ray, May 23, 1943. Children: Nancy Boddiger Estrada, Jean Boddiger Johnstone, Kathryn Boddiger Jones.

father:
George E. Boddiger

mother:
Bertha Belle (Billig) Boddiger

spouse:
Wilma Helen Ray

child:
Nancy Boddiger Estrada Boddiger

child:
Jean Boddiger Johnstone Boddiger

child:
Kathryn Boddiger Jones Boddiger