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John Hambleton Abrahams Edit Profile

life insurance company executive

John Hambleton Abrahams was American life insurance company executive. Trustee Menninger Foundation Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Kansas Association Commerce and Industry (president 1970), Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce (president 1950), Chi Psi.

Background

Abrahams, John Hambleton was born on August 10, 1913 in Topeka. Son of John Vanneman and Meliora Clarkson (Hambleton) Abrahams.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1935. Doctor of Business Administration (honorary), Washburn University, Topeka, 1978.

Career

With, Security Benefit Life Insurance Company, Topeka, since 1935;executive vice president, Security Benefit Life Insurance Company, 1953-1954;president, Chairman of the Board, Security Benefit Life Insurance Company, 1954-1975;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Security Benefit Life Insurance Company, 1975-1978;Chairman of the Board, Security Benefit Life Insurance Company, 1978-1995;retired,, 1995.

Membership

Trustee Menninger Foundation Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Kansas Association Commerce and Industry (president 1970), Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce (president 1950), Chi Psi. Clubs: Topeka Country.

Connections

Married Julia Laval Jencks, April 30, 1938. 1 child, Julia Louise (Mistress Peter R. Siefert).

father:
John Vanneman Abrahams

mother:
Meliora Clarkson (Hambleton) Abrahams

spouse:
Julia Laval Jencks

child:
Julia Louise Abrahams (Mistress Peter R. Siefert)