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George Harold Callahan Edit Profile

Lawyer , Insurance company executive

George Harold Callahan, American Insurance company executive, lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1948. Decorated Silver Star medal with bar. Municipal attorney Glen Ridge, 1958-1984; assistant counsel Essex County, New Jersey, 1958-1960. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945, PTO. Member American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, Harvard University Law School Association New Jersey (president 1963).

Background

Callahan, George Harold was born on July 13, 1920 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States. Son of George Leo and Katherine (Higgins) Callahan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Seton Hall College, 1942. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1948.

Career

Private practice, Newark, 1948-1960;assistant general counsel, Colonial Life Insurance Company American, East Orange, New Jersey, 1960-1962;general counsel, Colonial Life Insurance Company American, East Orange, New Jersey, 1962-1983;senior vice president, Colonial Life Insurance Company American, East Orange, New Jersey, 1970-1980;vice chairman, general counsel, secretary, Colonial Life Insurance Company American, East Orange, New Jersey, 1979-1983;board directors, Colonial Life Insurance Company American, East Orange, New Jersey, 1970-1983;vice chairman, general counsel, secretary, board directors, Chubb Life Insurance Company American, Parsippany, New Jersey, 1981-1984;vice chairman, general counsel, secretary, board directors, United Life and Accident Insurance Companies, Concord, N.H., 1981-1984.

Achievements

  • Bar: New Jersey 1948.

Membership

Municipal attorney Glen Ridge, 1958-1984. Assistant counsel Essex County, New Jersey, 1958-1960. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945, PTO. Member American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, Harvard University Law School Association New Jersey (president 1963).

Clubs: Glen Ridge Country.

Connections

Married Regina Heslin, February 17, 1943. Children: Kevin, Jeanne, Jill, Barbara, John.

father:
George Leo Callahan

mother:
Katherine (Higgins) Callahan

spouse:
Regina Heslin

child:
Kevin Callahan

child:
Jeanne Callahan

child:
Jill Callahan

child:
Barbara Callahan

child:
John Callahan