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Insurance executive , archaeology educator

Robert Twaites Harker, American insurance executive, archaeology educator. Avocations: numismatics, woodworking, crafts, construction, traveling. M C. Recipient Wall St. Journal Student Achievement award, 1951.

Background

Harker, Robert Twaites was born on October 14, 1929 in Billings, Montana, United States. Son of Oliver Ellsworth and Florence Emily (Batteen) Harker.

Education

Bachelor in Business Administration, University Montana, 1951.

Career

Assistant branch manager, underwriting manager, Industrial Indemnity Company, Los Angeles, 1953-1960; manager workers compensation and liability, Parks & Company, Los Angeles, 1960-1963; owner, Robert T. Harker, Broker, Los Angeles, 1963-1966; general manager, California Compensation and Fire Company, Los Angeles, 1966-1970; assistant division manager, Argonaut Insurance, San Francisco, 1971-1977; regional manager workers compensation and liability, Aetna Insurance, San Francisco, 1977-1982; director workers compensation, Mission Insurance Company, San Francisco, 1982-1983; archaeology instructor, Southern California, 1989-1998. Instructor Insurance Education Association, Insurance School Pacific, University of California-Berkeley expert, San Francisco, 1971-1977. Archaeologist Earthwatch expeditions, 1989-1998.

Achievements

  • Avocations: numismatics, woodworking, crafts, construction, traveling. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Development of Transportation in State of Montana, 1951.

Membership

President, Chairman of the Board Cimarron Homeowner's Association, Escondido, California, 1987-1991. With United States Navy, 1946-1948, World War World War II. Member Archaeol. Institute American (member of national and California chapters), United States Navy League (life, Commodore 1983), Smithsonian Associations (associate), Museum Natural History (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Coin collecting/numismatics, woodworking, crafts, construction, travel.

Connections

Married Frances Caroline Ketcham, March 16, 1951 (deceased March 1983). Children: Scott Coleman, Sharon Lynn, Steven Charles.

father:
Oliver Ellsworth Harker

mother:
Florence Emily (Batteen) Harker

spouse:
Frances Caroline Ketcham

child:
Steven Charles Harker

child:
Sharon Lynn Harker

child:
Scott Coleman Harker