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Henry Emerson North

insurance executive.

Henry Emerson North, American insurance executive. Member American Legion, Officers of World War, Newcomen Society England; Mason.


North, Henry Emerson was born on January 20, 1889 in Kansas City, Kansas, United States. Son of Cecil B. and Elizabeth (Keating) North.


Educated Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, Harvard School Business Administration.


Civil engineer, 1910-1913. With Metropolitan Life Insurance corporation since 1913, as agent, 1913-1914, assistant manager, 1914-1917, manager, 1919-1921, superintendent agys., 1921-1928, 3d vice president, 1928-1933, 2d vice president, 1933-1936, vice president, since 1936. Director Pacific National Bank.

Chairman Saints and Sinners Milk Fund Foundation National Safety Council (past president San Francisco chapter). Past president San San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. Past president Guide Dogs for Blind.

Trustee American College Life Underwriters. During World War I, served in the United States Army overseas.


Member American Legion, Officers of World War, Newcomen Society England. Mason.; Clubs: Press, Union League, Pacific Union, San Francisco Golf.


Married Barbara Stuart Farewell, June 14, 1941.

Cecil B. North

Elizabeth (Keating) North

Barbara Stuart Farewell