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Herbert James Lorber, American company executive. Member Chicago Board Underwriters, Chicago Insurance Assemblies of God Theological Seminary Association, Illinois Association Insurance Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Insurance Federation Illinois, Transportation Association American (director).

Background

Lorber, Herbert James was born on August 26, 1892 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Bernard and Amelia (Schwind) Lorber.

Education

Student Northwestern, 1914.

Career

1 daughter, Lucille. Began as bank messenger, clerk Illinois Trust Company, Chicago, 1910. Assistant manager Insurance Clearing House, 1914-1916. Office manager Moore, Case, Lyman & Hubbard, 1916-1917.

General manager, secretary all brs. Rollins Burdick Hunter Company, 1918-1926, secretary-treasurer, 1936-1944, president, 1944-1946, chairman of board, since 1956. Director, since 1936.

Vice president George F. Nixson & Company, 1926-1931. Special executive representative Investors Syndicate, 1932-1936. Director G.,M.&O. Railroad, Finance Publishing Corporation, Booth Fisheries Corporation, Szabo Food Service, Inc.

Governing member Glenwood School for Boys. Director of Arlington Park Jockey Club, National Foundation, Goodwill Industries, Young Men’s Christian Association University of Illinois. Trustee Vice-President Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, American Child Guidance Foundation.

Membership

Member Chicago Board Underwriters, Chicago Insurance Assemblies of God Theological Seminary Association, Illinois Association Insurance Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Insurance Federation Illinois, Transportation Association American (director). Clubs: Mid-America, Chicago Athletic, Chicago, North Shore Country (past president) (Chicago).

Connections

Married Hazel Emrath, September 6, 1916.

father:
Bernard Lorber

mother:
Amelia (Schwind) Lorber

spouse:
Hazel Emrath