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Insurance executive

George Taylor Stewart, American insurance executive. Recipient Lynchburg Bi-Centennial award, 1976, Lynchburg Pro Opera Civica award, 1982, award Navy League, 1981, Outstanding Businessman award Lynchburg College Business School, 1982.


Stewart, George Taylor was born on December 29, 1924 in New York City. Son of Fargo Calvin and Berthe Adelle (Pelleton) Stewart.


AB, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1947. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Lynchburg College, 1994.


Analyst Geyer & Company, Inc., 1948-1954, Shelby Cullom Davis & Company, 1954-1956. Vice president Blyth & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1956-1965. Chairman, chief executive officer 1st Colony Life Insurance Company, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1965-1992, chairman finance committee, from 1992.

Board directors American Mayflower Life Insurance Company, New York. Chairman Greater Lyunchburg Community Trust.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Investing in American Business, 1964.


Trustee Lynchburg College, Jefferson's Poplar Forest, founder. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce (president), Thomas Jefferson Commemoration Commission (presidential appointed), New York Society Security Analysts, Metropolitan Club (New York City), City Midday-Drug and Chemical Club (New York City), California Club (Los Angeles), Boonsboro Country Club of Lynchburg (board directors), Piedmont Club, Waterfront Club.


Married Bonnie Elizabeth Myers, September 14, 1946. Children: Diane Barbara Stewart Carrington, Susan Gail Stewart Dupuis.

Fargo Calvin Stewart

Berthe Adelle (Pelleton) Stewart

Bonnie Elizabeth Myers

Susan Gail Stewart Dupuis Stewart

Diane Barbara Stewart Carrington Stewart