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Hugh Henry Gaffney

insurance executive

Hugh Henry Gaffney, American insurance executive. Member Dallas Citizens Council.; Served from Lieutenant to captain infantry, United States Army, 1917-1919.; Member American Legion.

Background

Gaffney, Hugh Henry was born on April 27, 1894 in Milwaukee. Son of Hugh L. and Helen (Lingenfelser) Gaffney.

Education

Student law school Marquette U., 1914-1917.

Career

Fire insurance underwriter Northwestern National Insurance Company, Milwaukee, 1911-1917. Special agent Republic Insurance Company of Texas, Dallas, 1921-1925, secretary, 1925, vice-president, director and manager Pacific Coast department, 1926-1941, president, 1942-1961, vice Chairman of the Board, since 1961. President Vanguard Insurance Company, since 1946.

Director Allied Finance Company, Industrial Life Insurance Company.

Membership

Member Dallas Citizens Council. Served from Lieutenant to captain infantry, United States Army, 1917-1919. Member American Legion.

Clubs: Brook Hollow Golf, Insurance (Dallas).

Connections

Married Ann M. Knapp, June 1919. Children: Dorothy M. Woodard, Hugh J., Anne M. Koegel, David H., Lenore M., Mary Therese.

father:
Hugh L. Gaffney

mother:
Helen (Lingenfelser) Gaffney

spouse:
Ann M. Knapp

children:
Dorothy M. Woodard Gaffney

Hugh J. Gaffney

Anne M. Koegel Gaffney

David H. Gaffney

Lenore M. Gaffney

Mary Therese Gaffney