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Insurance company executive

John Gosney Turner, American insurance company executive. Trustee Abbott-Northwestern Hospitals, Evans School Foundation; chairman Minnesota Trustees of the Evans Scholars Foundation; Fellow Society Actuaries; member American Academy Actuaries, Western Golf Association (director), Minnesota Golf Association Clubs: Minikahda (Minneapolis).

Background

Turner, John Gosney was born on October 3, 1939 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John William and Clarence Oma (Gosney) Turner.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1961;student, Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1980.

Career

Associate actuary Monarch Life Insurance Company, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1961—1967. Group actuary Northwestern National Life Insurance Company (now ReliaStar Finance Corporation), Minneapolis, 1967—1975. Senior vice president group Northwestern National Life Insurance Company, 1975-1979, senior vice president, chief actuary, 1979—1981.

Executive vice president, chief actuary Northwestern National Life Insurance Company (now ReliaStar Finance Corporation), 1981—1983, president, chief operating officer, 1983—1991, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 1991—2000. With International Netherlands Group Americas, 2001—2002. Chairman Hillcrest Capital Partners, since 2002.

Board directors North Atlantic Life Insurance Company, New York, NWNL General Northern Life, NWNL Reins. Company, Hormel Foods Corporation, CNO Finance Group, Inc. (formerly Conseco), since 2003.

Membership

Trustee Abbott-Northwestern Hospitals, Evans School Foundation. Chairman Minnesota Trustees of the Evans Scholars Foundation. Fellow Society Actuaries.

Member American Academy Actuaries, Western Golf Association (director), Minnesota Golf Association Clubs: Minikahda (Minneapolis).

Connections

Married Leslie Corrigan, June 23, 1962. Children: John Fredric, Mary Leslie, James Gosney, Andrew William.

father:
John William Turner

mother:
Clarence Oma (Gosney) Turner

spouse:
Leslie Corrigan

child:
John Fredric Turner

child:
Mary Leslie Turner

child:
James Gosney Turner

child:
Andrew William Turner