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Insurance executive

James Anderson Terry, American former insurance executive. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medal. Served with A.C., United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Institute Property and Liability Underwriters (Chartered property and casualty underwriter) Clubs: Houston, Lakeside Country (Houston).

Background

Terry, James Anderson was born on September 4, 1924 in Augusta, Georgia, United States. Son of Walter Anderson and Marion (Wills) Terry.

Education

Student, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1943. Student, University Texas, 1946.

Career

Special agent National of Hartford Group, Houston, 1947-1950. Office manager Hassell & Kellogg Insurance Agency, 1950-1953. Branch manager American International Group, 1953-1957.

With Highlands Insurance Company, from 1957, vice president, manager, until 1971, president, chief executive officer, from 1971, also director, now retired. Director Life of Southwest Insurance Company.

Politics

Christian men and women should pursue positions of public leadership and service within the government at the local, state, and federal levels.

Views

Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity ornationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.

Membership

Served with A.C., United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Institute Property and Liability Underwriters (Chartered property and casualty underwriter) Clubs: Houston, Lakeside Country (Houston).

Connections

Married Jane Abalene Atkins, November 21, 1968.

father:
Walter Anderson Terry

mother:
Marion (Wills) Terry

spouse:
Jane Abalene Atkins