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Lawyer , Insurance company executive

Richard Bernard Groothuis, American Insurance executive, lawyer ( fin: ins.law: pract. & administration)insurance executive, lawyer. Member American Bar Association (commissioner Opportunity for Minorities in the Profession, 1987^), Connecticut Bar Association, American Corporation Counsel Association (president Hartford chapter 1983-1986, board directors 1986^), Association Life Insurance Counsel (chairman corporation section 1986-1988).

Background

Groothuis, Richard Bernard was born on June 3, 1937 in New York City. Son of Morton B. and Josephine (Bell) Groothuis.

Education

Bachelor, Columbia University, 1958. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1961. Master of Laws, New York University, 1966.

Career

Bar: New York 1961, Connecticut 1961. Association counsel Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, New York City, 1961-1969. Counsel Aetna Life & Casualty Company, Hartford, Connecticut, 1969-1973, counsel, section head, 1979-1982, vice president, Corporate Counsel, 1982-1986, vice president, investment counsel, 1986-1989, vice president, senior counsel, 1989^.

General counsel, secretary Aetna Business Credit, Inc., Hartford, 1973-1978. General counsel Aetna Realty Group, Hartford, 1978-1979.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1961, Connecticut 1961.

Membership

Member of Association Life Insurance Counsel (chairman corporation section 1986-1988), American Corporation Counsel Association (president Hartford chapter 1983-1986, board directors since 1986), Connecticut Bar Association, American Bar Association (commissioner Opportunity for Minorities in the Profession since 1987).

Connections

Married Jean D. Groothuis, August 3, 1963. Children: Kathryn, Carin, Sarah, Meaghan.

father:
Morton B. Groothuis

mother:
Josephine (Bell) Groothuis

spouse:
Jean D. Groothuis

child:
Kathryn Groothuis

child:
Carin Groothuis

child:
Sarah Groothuis

child:
Meaghan Groothuis