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consultant , Insurance company executive

John Edwin Hunt, American insurance company executive, consultant.


Hunt, John Edwin was born on January 13, 1918 in Ozark, Alabama, United States. Son of Tim Atticus and Ada (Arnold) Hunt.


Student, Columbus University, Washington, 1940. Student, Pace University, 1941. Diploma in banking, American Institute Banking, 1942.

Diploma in insurance, Travelers Insurance Company, 1944.


Aide to regional administrator, chief auditor, Federal Housing Administration, Washington, 1938-1940;with trust department, Riggs National Bank, Washington, 1940-1942;assistant trust officer, Florida National Bank, Jacksonville, 1942-1944;assistant manager, Travelers Insurance Company, Jacksonville, 1944-1945;general agent regional branch, Travelers Insurance Company, Jacksonville, 1945-1958;president, John E. Hunt & Associations, Tallahassee, 1972-1984;Chairman, Board Of Directors, Hunt Insurance Group-Special Law Enforcement Agency and Self-Insurance Fund Administration, Tallahassee, 1984-1997;president, John Hunt & Associations, Miami, Florida, 1958-1972;chairman emeritus, Hunt Insurance Group, Tallahassee, since 1997. President Insurance Cons. and Analysts, Tallahassee, 1972-1995. Board directors Renex Corporation.


Past chairman private industry county President Reagan's Job Training Partnership Act. Past member Gov's Advisory Council for Insurance. Board directors Great Smoky Mountains Railway.

Founder Florida Police Chiefs Education & Research Foundation, Inc. Trustee, member president's county Florida Southern College, Lakeland, 1986-1997. trustee emeritus, since 1997. Member Florida Association Surplus Lines, Florida Association Insurance Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Committee of 99 (past president, board directors, law enforcement committee 1984-1985), Greater Miami Mortgage Brokers Association (president 1964-1965), Florida Junior Chamber of Commerce (national director, state vice president 1950-1952), Florida Police Chiefs Association (honorary, life), Florida Sheriffs Association (honorary, life), Killearn Golf and Country Club, Florida Economics Club, Tiger Bay Club, governments Club, Masons, Shriners, Elks (life).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: yachting.


Married Winnifred Prichard. Children: Jacqueline, John Edwin Junior, Geoffery, Scott, Richard. Maryland. 2d Leona Snowden.

Tim Atticus Hunt

Ada (Arnold) Hunt

Winnifred Prichard

Jacqueline Hunt

John Edwin Junior Hunt

Geoffery Hunt

Scott Hunt

Richard Hunt