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Kenneth David Steere

insurance executive.

Kenneth David Steere, American insurance executive.

Background

Steere, Kenneth David was born on April 7, 1884 in Iowa Falls, Iowa, United States. Son of Jerome David and Kate Ruth (Buttolph) Steere.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, State University Iowa, 1906. Bachelor of Laws, Northwestern University, 1909.

Career

Admitted to Illinois bar, and practicing attorney, 1909-1920. Assistant to manager of Paine, Webber & Company, 1920-1923, partner in firm, 1928-1938. Assistant to O. P. and M. J. Van Sweringen, railway operators, 1923-1927.

Chairman of the Board C.&E.I. R.R., 1933-1942. Honorary Chairman of the Board Steere Tank Lines, Republican Insurance Company, Allied Finance Company.

Membership

Clubs: Brook Hollow (Dallas).

Connections

Married Grace Duffield, November 26, 1908. Children: David Duffield, Katherine (deceased), Bruce Middleton.

father:
Jerome David Steere

mother:
Kate Ruth (Buttolph) Steere

spouse:
Grace Duffield

children:
David Duffield Steere

Katherine Steere (deceased)

Bruce Middleton Steere