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Insurance company executive

John Jefferson Schiff, American insurance company executive. Named Insurance Man of Year in Cincinnati, Cincinnati Insurance Board, 1977, Honorary Alumni United States Naval Academy, Honorary Commodore United States Naval Institute.

Background

Schiff, John Jefferson was born on April 19, 1916 in Cincinnati. Son of John Jefferson and Marguerite (Cleveland) Schiff.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Ohio State University, 1938.

Career

Vice chairman, Cincinnati Insurance Company, since 1979; president, Cincinnati Finance Corporation, 1979-1991; chief Executive officer, Cincinnati Finance Corporation, 1987-1991; chairman, Executive Committee, Cin Fin Corporation, since 1991. Vice president Deaconess Hospital of Cincinnati, Griffith Foundation for Insurance.

Politics

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Views

The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

Membership

Chairman Cincinnati Art Museum. Trustee American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters, United States Ship Constitution Museum. Chairman investment committee Navy League of the United States.

Great Living Cincinnatian, February 7, 1997. Served to lieutenant Commander Supply Corps, United States Navy, 1942-1946. Member Cincinnati Chamber of C. (vice president 1972).

Clubs: Queen City, Western Hills Country, Cincinnati Country, Royal Poinciana Golf, Naples Yacht Club.

Connections

Married Mary Reid, July 26, 1941. Children: John Jefferson, Suzanne, Thomas R.

father:
John Jefferson Schiff

mother:
Marguerite (Cleveland) Schiff

spouse:
Mary Reid

child:
Suzanne Schiff

child:
Thomas R. Schiff

child:
John Jefferson Schiff