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Insurance company executive

George WIlliam Wells, American insurance company executive. President, secretary and chairman legislation committee Insurance Federation American; state vice president Insurance Federation Minnesota; director American Life Convention; Member American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association.

Background

Wells, George WIlliam was born on June 13, 1892 in St. Paul. Son of George Walter and Sophia (Wakefield) Wells.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, St. Paul College Law, 1916.

Career

Deputy insurance commissioner, Minnesota, 1921-1922; commissioner, Minnesota, 1922-1928; secretary, Northwestern National Life Insurance Company, 1928-1941; vice president, claims manager, Northwestern National Life Insurance Company, 1941-1944; vice president, Northwestern National Life Insurance Company, 1944-1951; president, member board and executive-finance committee, Northwestern National Life Insurance Company, 1951-1958; consultant, Northwestern National Life Insurance Company, from 1958; insurance counsel and consultant to other insurance companies. Board directors several insurance organizations including Life Insurance Investors, Chicago.

Membership

President, secretary and chairman legislation committee Insurance Federation American. State vice president Insurance Federation Minnesota. Director American Life Convention.

Member American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association.

Connections

Married Mary Cobb, June 2, 1917. Children: Marilyn Wells Hall, Roger Dean.

father:
George Walter Wells

mother:
Sophia (Wakefield) Wells

spouse:
Mary Cobb

children:
Roger Dean Wells

Marilyn Wells Hall Wells