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Insurance executive

James Merwin Mortensen, American insurance executive. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Fellow Society Actuaries; member American Academy Actuaries, International Actuarial Association, Kansas City Actuaries Club (president 1963-1964), Rotary, Carriage Club, Bend Golf and Country Club.

Background

Mortensen, James Merwin was born on July 16, 1923 in Harlan, Iowa, United States. Son of Martin and Elsie Mable (Erickson) Mortensen.

Education

Bachelor, University Iowa, 1949. Master of Science, University Iowa, 1951.

Career

Assistant actuary Security Life & Accident Company, Denver, 1951-1955. Senior actuary American Telephone & Telegraph Company, New York City, 1955-1960. Executive vice president Kansas City Life Insurance Company, Missouri, 1960-1986, advisory director, 1986-1989.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Fellow Society Actuaries. Member American Academy Actuaries, International Actuarial Association, Kansas City Actuaries Club (president 1963-1964), Rotary, Carriage Club, Bend Golf and Country Club.

Connections

Married Donna Jean Walters, February 21, 1953. Children: Amy Marie, James Martin.

father:
Martin Mortensen

mother:
Elsie Mable (Erickson) Mortensen

spouse:
Donna Jean Walters

child:
Amy Marie Mortensen

child:
James Martin Mortensen