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Insurance executive

James Richard Pearson, American insurance executive. Named Volunteer of Year, Arthritis Foundation, 1987, 88. Secretary advisory board Indiana Council Economic Education, Purdue University, since 1984; chairman Center for Economic Education Advisory Board, Indiana U.-Purdue University-Indianapolis, since 1986. With United States Navy, 1945-1946, 51-55, PTO, European Theatre of Operations.

Background

Pearson, James Richard was born on March 19, 1928 in Bloomingdale, Indiana, United States. Son of Allen Howard and Della (Bennett) Pearson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Illinois, Champaign, 1950. Master of Arts, Butler University, 1984.

Career

Typing supervisor, Farm Bureau Insurance, Indianapolis, 1955-1957; underwriting manager, Farm Bureau Insurance, Indianapolis, 1957-1962; agency services manager, Farm Bureau Insurance, Indianapolis, 1962-1968; marketing services manager, Farm Bureau Insurance, Indianapolis, 1968-1976; director marketing services, Farm Bureau Insurance, Indianapolis, 1976-1978; director management services, Farm Bureau Insurance, Indianapolis, 1978-1980; vice president human resource development, Farm Bureau Insurance, Indianapolis, 1980-1985; senior vice president corporation development, Farm Bureau Insurance, Indianapolis, 1985-1990; retired, Farm Bureau Insurance. Adjunct lecturer Indiana U. School Business, 1984-1992.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading, writing, speaking at civic affairs and church groups.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Secretary advisory board Indiana Council Economic Education, Purdue University, since 1984. Chairman Center for Economic Education Advisory Board, Indiana U.-Purdue University-Indianapolis, since 1986. With United States Navy, 1945-1946, 51-55, PTO, European Theatre of Operations.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, speaking at civic affairs and church groups.

Connections

Married Patricia Jean Ellis, January 26, 1949. Children: Claudia Joan, Cynthia Jean.

father:
Allen Howard Pearson

mother:
Della (Bennett) Pearson

spouse:
Patricia Jean Ellis

child:
Cynthia Jean Pearson

child:
Claudia Joan Pearson