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Insurance company executive

John Richard Keller, American Insurance company executive. Avocations: hunting, fishing, photography, gardening. M C.

Background

Keller, John Richard was born on June 1, 1924 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frank Landis and Clemens (Benchoff) Keller.

Education

University of Illinois (Bachelor of Science). University of Illinois (Bachelor of Laws).

Career

Crewchief traffic survey, Pennsylvania Department Highways, Harrisburg, 1950-1952;underwriter, Retailers Mutual Insurance Company, Harrisburg, 1952-1957;assistant secretary-treasurer, Retailers Mutual Insurance Company, Harrisburg, 1957;secretary-treasurer, Retailers Mutual Insurance Company, Harrisburg, 1957-1969;partner, City Insurance Agency, Harrisburg, 1957-1969;president, Chief Executive Officer, Yorktowne Mutual Insurance Company, York, Pennsylvania, 1975-1986;Chairman, Board Of Directors, Yorktowne Mutual Insurance Company, York, Pennsylvania, 1986-1995;retired, Yorktowne Mutual Insurance Company, York, Pennsylvania, 1995. Past member board directors Mutual Svc. Organisation.

Achievements

  • Avocations: hunting, fishing, photography, gardening. M C.

Membership

Trustee, deacon Augsburg Lutheran School, 1959-1970, Lakeside Lutheran Church, Harrisburg, 1970-1996. With United States Navy, 1942-1946. Member National Association Mutual Insurance Companies, Pennsylvania Association Mutual Insurance Companies (president 1982-1983, board directors 1971-1975), American Legion, Franklin and Marshall College Alumni Association, Sparks Club (co-chairman education committee 1963), Embers Club (president 1974), Masons, Shriners.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hunting, fishing, photography, gardening.

Connections

Married Janice Marie Taylor, September 1, 1946. Children: David Richard, Robert Alan, Nancy Marie.

father:
Frank Landis Keller

mother:
Clemens (Benchoff) Keller

spouse:
Janice Marie Taylor

child:
David Richard Keller

child:
Robert Alan Keller

child:
Nancy Marie Keller