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Investor , research director , Insurance broker

Joseph William Sherar, American insurance broker, investor, research director. Member Maritime Law Association, Young President's Organization (chairman Louisiana chapter 1978-1979), United States Naval Academy Alumni Association (president New Orleans chapter 1963), S.R., Sons of the American Revolution (president George Washington chapter 1994), Colonial Wars Society Louisiana (treasurer 1978-1979), Delta Theta Phi (life.

Background

Sherar, Joseph William was born on September 27, 1930 in Fresno, California, United States. Son of Joseph William Garland and Verna Irene (Kneeland) Sherar.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1952. Juris Doctor, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1965.

Career

; children: Deirdra Clarisse, William Gooch, David Kneeland (deceased), Lynne Fox. Married Judith H. Senac, 1989. Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1952, advanced through grades to lieutenant, 1958.

Destoyer officer, 1952-1953. Naval aviator, 1954; landing signal officer, 1956-1957. Aide to Vice Admiral James Thatch, Com Huk Lant, 1958.

Flight instructor Saufley Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, 1958. Trainee Marine Office American, 1958-1959. Marine broker Hardin and Ferguson, 1959-1961.

Radar instructor United States Maritime Administration, New Orleans, 1961-1962. Resigned, 1965; chairman Ingram-Armistead & Company Supreme People's Assembly, Milan, Italy, 1976-1978, Corroon & Black, Incorporated, New York Orleans, 1979. President Sherar, Cook & Gardner, Inc.

(merger Hilb, Rogal & Hamilton Company 1990), Metairie, Louisiana, 1979-1990, senior vice president, 1991-1996, Sailing Sales Incorporated, New York Orleans, 1972-1984, Cathay Trading Corporation, 1981-1987, Altair Insurance Company Ltd., 1981-1984. Managing partner Severn Associates, 1981-1993. Executive vice president and director Transportation Research Institute, since 1996.

Lecturer and seminar chairman in field. Underwriting member Lloyd's of London. Education chairman Young Presidents' Organization, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Former trustee United States Naval Academy Sailing Foundation Inc., 1984-1990. Chairman Fales advisory committee United States Naval Academy, 1981. Chairman aviation committee Chamber of Commerce New Orleans, 1975-1979.

Bolero crew member 1956 Newport Bermuda Race Record.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Maritime Law Association, Young President's Organization (chairman Louisiana chapter 1978-1979), United States Naval Academy Alumni Association (president New Orleans chapter 1963), S.R., Sons of the American Revolution (president George Washington chapter 1994), Colonial Wars Society Louisiana (treasurer 1978-1979), Delta Theta Phi (life. Clubs: Cruising American, Military Order of Foreign Wars (Los Angeles chapter secretary 1996), Royal Ocean Racing London (life), Naval Academy Sailing Squadron (life), Storm Trysail, New York Yacht (member race crew Royal Thames Yacht.

Connections

Married Nancy Barr Gooch, November 6, 1954 (divorced 1988).; married Judith H. Senac, 1989. Children: Deirdra Clarisse, William Gooch, David Kneeland (deceased), Lynne Fox.

father:
Joseph William Garland Sherar

mother:
Verna Irene (Kneeland) Sherar

spouses:
Nancy Barr Gooch

Judith H. Senac

children:
Deirdra Clarisse Sherar

William Gooch Sherar

David Kneeland Sherar (deceased)

Lynne Fox Sherar