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Insurance agent , realtor

Raymond Douglas French, American insurance agent, realtor. Chartered Life Underwriter, Certified Financial Planner. Named to Country Companies Hall Fame, 1992.

Background

French, Raymond Douglas was born on November 6, 1918 in Henry, Illinois, United States. Son of Guy Russell and Sara (Maurine) French.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1940.

Career

Assistant farm adviser, Champaign County Farm Bureau, 1940-1942;expert specialist, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1945-1946;agency manager, Country Life Insurance Company, Macomb, Illinois, 1946-1954;agency manager, Country Life Insurance Company, Morrison, Illinois, 1954-1983;insurance special agent, Country Life Insurance Company, Morrison, Illinois, since 1983. Board directors Smith Trust and Savings Bank, Morrison, 1970-1978.

Achievements

  • Chartered Life Underwriter, Certified Financial Planner.

Membership

President Sauk Valley College Foundation, Dixon, Illinois, 1966. Elder Morrison (Illinois) Presbyterian Church, 1960-1962. Captain United States Army, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Member Life Underwriters Association (various offices), Macomb Rotary (president 1953), Morrison Rotary, (president 1966), Rock River Country Club, Rock Falls, Illinois (president 1961).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis.

Connections

Married Betty Ann Somers, December 23, 1941, divorced 1978. Children: Suzanne, Kathryn, Sheri, John. Married Betty J. Senneff, January 16, 1982.

father:
Guy Russell French

mother:
Sara (Maurine) French

spouse:
Betty Ann Somers

spouse:
Betty J. Senneff

child:
Suzanne French

child:
Kathryn French

child:
Sheri French

child:
John French