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Insurance company executive

Melvin Sylvan Smith, American insurance company executive. Chartered Life Underwriter; registered health underwriter; Chartered Financial Consultant.

Background

Smith, Melvin Sylvan was born on September 15, 1927 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Samuel and Marion (Scovell) Sm.

Education

Juris Doctor, Northeastern University, Boston, 1952.

Career

Attorney, Strathcona realty corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1952-1956;consultant, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Boston, 1956-1959;senior consultant, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company. New York City, 1959-1960;president, The Smith Agilysys, New York City, since 1960.

Achievements

  • Chartered Life Underwriter. Registered health underwriter. Chartered Financial Consultant.

Membership

With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1947. Member Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant, Inc. (president New York chapter 1974-1975, Man of Year 1980), New York Center for Finance Studies (president 1980-1981), General Agents and Managers Association of Greater New York (president 1985-1986), Life Supervisors Association of New York, Life Underwriters Association of New York City (board directors 1976-1977) B'nai Brith (president Long Island chapter 1965-1967), National Council Northeastern University (director since 1975).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, boating.

Connections

Married Marcia Kotzen, June 8, 1952. Children: David L., Michael A., Robert J.

father:
Samuel Sm

mother:
Marion (Scovell) Sm

spouse:
Marcia Kotzen

child:
David L. Smith

child:
Michael A. Smith

child:
Robert J. Smith