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Insurance company executive

John Joseph Keenan, American insurance company executive. Campaign worker, manager Republican Party, 1950-1978; active various church related fund raising efforts. Member of Indian Valley Country (Telford, Pennsylvania); Commonwealth (Upper Gwynedd, Pennsylvania).

Background

Keenan, John Joseph was born on July 12, 1923 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Patrick Joseph and Winifred (Creyne) Keenan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Seton Hall University, 1950.

Career

With Prudential Insurance Company American, Newark and New York City, 1941-1956. Director agencies, assistant secretary Security Connecticut Life Insurance Company, New Haven, 1956-1958. From director agencies, vice president to senior vice president Commercial Union Life Insurance Company, 1958-1978.

Vice president, general manager Harleysville (Pennsylvania) Life Insurance Company, 1979-1982, executive vice president, 1982-1985, president, chief operations officer, from 1985, also board directors. Board directors Harleysville Securities Corporation, Harleysville Group Inc.

Membership

Campaign worker, manager Republican Party, 1950-1978. Active various church related fund raising efforts. Member of Indian Valley Country (Telford, Pennsylvania).

Commonwealth (Upper Gwynedd, Pennsylvania).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Geraldine Marie Dowd, September 30, 1950. Children: Kathleen A., John Joseph, Gerard P., Mary G., Margaret E., Constance E., Patricia M.

father:
Patrick Joseph Keenan

mother:
Winifred (Creyne) Keenan

spouse:
Geraldine Marie Dowd

child:
Kathleen A. Keenan

child:
John Joseph Keenan

child:
Gerard P. Keenan

child:
Mary G. Keenan

child:
Margaret E. Keenan

child:
Constance E. Keenan

child:
Patricia M. Keenan