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Insurance company executive

Jack Burdette Riffle, American insurance company executive. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1976, Silver Antelope award, 1979.


Riffle, Jack Burdette was born on September 19, 1928 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Arvis B. and Eleanor (Taft) Riffle.


Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1950.


District sales manager, Kemper Insurance Company, 1950-1952;special risks representative, Kemper Insurance Company, 1955-1956;manager, Scautub Insurance Agency, Schenectady, 1956-1958;district sales manager, Allstate Insurance Company, Rochester, 1958-1965;with, Utica Mutual Insurance County, New York, 1965-1986;executive vice president, Utica Mutual Insurance Company, 1972-1986;president, Utica Mutual Insurance Company, 1974-1986;chairman, chief Executive officer, Utica Mutual Insurance Company, 1984-1986;also director, Utica Mutual Insurance Companypresident, chief Executive officer, Graphic Arts Mutual Insurance Company, 1979-1986;president, chief Executive officer, Utica National Life Insurance Company, 1979-1986;chairman, Utica National Life Insurance Company, 1986;also president, Utica National Insurance Company of Texas. Board directors Insurance Information Institute, 1979-1986, chairman, 1983-1985. Board directors Alliance American Insurers, 1979-1986, Property Loss Research Bureau, 1979-1986, Property-Casualty Insurance Council, 1981-1986, National Council on Compensation Insurance, 1984-1986.

Chairman Institute of Risk Management, 1985-1986.


Regional president Boy Scouts American, 1980-1983, executive vice president, 1986. President Utica United Way, 1977-1979. Board directors New York State Traffic Safety Council, 1970-1982.

Charter trustee Hamilton College, 1984-1986. Board managers Faxton Hospital, 1985-1986. Member National Commission Against Drunk Driving, 1985-1986.

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1955. Member Utica Chamber of Commerce (director 1976-1986). Clubs: Fort Schuyler, Fort Schuyler Yacht Squadron, Yahnundasis Golf.

Union League (New York City).


Married Suzanne Gregg, April 2, 1955. Children: Roberta, Gregg, Martha, Scott.

Arvis B. Riffle

Eleanor (Taft) Riffle

Suzanne Gregg

Roberta Riffle

Gregg Riffle

Martha Riffle

Scott Riffle