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Insurance company executive

John Theodore Fey, American insurance company executive. Bar: Maryland 1940, District of Columbia 1953, Vermont 1959, New York 1977. Trustee Getty Museum, Malibu, California, 1979-1992. Served to colonel United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American College Life Underwriters, Order of Coif.

Background

Fey, John Theodore was born on March 10, 1917 in Hopewell, Virginia, United States. Son of Raymond B. and Ruth (Fultz) Fey.

Education

Student, Washington and Lee University, 1935-1937; Doctor of Laws, Washington and Lee University, 1978; Bachelor of Laws, University Maryland., 1940; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1942; Juris Scientiae Doctor, Yale University, 1952; Doctor of Laws, Middlebury College, Alma College, 1961; Doctor of Laws, University Vermont, 1967; Doctor of Laws, Washington and Lee University, 1980; Doctor of Laws, St. Augustine College, 1981.

Career

County attorney, Maryland., 1947-1949; faculty, Law School, George Washington University, 1949-1953; dean, Law School, George Washington University, 1953-1956; professorial lecturer, Law School, George Washington University, 1956; clerk, Supreme Court United States, 1956-1958; president, U. Vermont, 1958-1964; president, U. Wyoming, 1964-1966; president, National Life Insurance Company, 1966-1974; also director, National Life Insurance Company, 1966-1974; Chairman of the Board, Equitable Life Assurance Society United States, New York City, 1974-1982; Chairman of the Board, National Westminster Bank United States of America, New York City, 1982-1985; Chairman of the Board, Fidelity Union Life Insurance Company, Dallas, 1982-1985. Board directors Sara Lee Corporation, Certain-Teed Company, Norton Corporation. Chairman, Board Of Directors Saint-Gobain Corporation.

Member Maryland. Legislature, 1946-1950.

Achievements

  • Bar: Maryland. 1940, District of Columbia 1953, Vermont 1959, New York 1977.

Membership

Trustee Getty Museum, Malibu, California, 1979-1992. Served to colonel United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American College Life Underwriters, Order of Coif.

Connections

Married Jane K. Gerber, April 5, 1947 (deceased). 1 child, John Theodore. Married Deborah F. Fitzgerald, December 6, 1986.

father:
Raymond B. Fey

mother:
Ruth (Fultz) Fey

spouse:
Deborah F. Fitzgerald

spouse:
Jane K. Gerber

child:
John Theodore Fey