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Gerald K. Rugger Edit Profile

Insurance company executive

Gerald K. Rugger was American insurance company executive.


Rugger, Gerald K. was born on August 10, 1916 in Buffalo Center, Iowa, United States. Son of Frederick Ernest and Gertrude (Klein) Rugger.


Bachelor, University Iowa, 1936.


2nd vice president, group insurance Home Life Insurance Company, New York City, 1957—1964, vice president, group insurance, 1964—1966, senior vice president, 1966—1967, executive vice president, director, 1967—1969, president, 1969—1978, chairman, chief executive officer, 1978—1981, retired, 1981. Member, lower Manhattan Advisory Board Chemical Bank New York.


Trustee Seamen's Bank Savings, New York City. Director Figgie International Inc. Fellow: Society Actuaries.

Member: Health Insurance Association America (director 1973-1981), Health Insurance Institute (board directors 1973-1981), Hundred Year Association New York (president 1972-1974), Life Insurance Council New York (vice president 1972-1973, president 1973-1974), American Academy Actuaries, Baltusrol Golf Club (New Jersey).


Married Barbara Dannenman, December 8, 1984. Children from previous marriage: Frederick, Kenneth, Margaret, Janet.

Frederick Ernest Rugger

Gertrude (Klein) Rugger

Barbara Dannenman