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Insurance company executive

Roy Alvin Westran, American insurance company executive.


Westran, Roy Alvin was born on April 30, 1925 in Taft, Oregon, United States. Son of Carl A. and Mae E. (Barnhart) Westran.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Golden Gate College, 1955. Master of Business Administration, Golden Gate College, 1957.


Member sales staff C.A. Westran Agency, Taft, 1946-1949. Underwriter Fireman's Fund Group, San Francisco, 1949-1952. Insurance manager Kaiser Aluminum Chemical Company, Oakland, 1952-1966.

President, director Citizens Insurance Company, Howell, Michigan, from 1967. Chairman board 1st National Bank, Howell. President American Select Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio, 1967-1985, director, since 1967.

President Beacon Insurance Company American, Westerville, Ohio, 1967-1985, director, since 1967. President, director Citizens' Man, Inc. Vice president, director Hanover Insurance Company, Massachusetts Bay Insurance Company.

Board directors Oakland Kaiser Federal Credit Union, 1957-1960, California Compensation Fire Company.


Member insurance advisory council Salvation Army, San Francisco, 1957-1960. Chairman drive United Way, Livingston County, 1980. Board directors, member executive committee Portage Trails council Boy Scouts American, 1970-1972.

Trustee, member executive committee Child and Family Services Michigan, 1972-1975. Past board directors McPherson Health Center, Howell. Board directors Cleary College, 1984-1985.

Member advisory council Olivet College, since 1984. Served with United States Army, 1943-1946. Member Insurance Institute American, Michigan Chamber of Commerce (past director), American Society Insurance Management (past president), Society Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (national president 1968-1969), Traffic Safety Association Detroit (trustee since 1967), Traffic Safety for Michigan Association.


Married Dawn M. Oeschger, October 18, 1952. Children: Denise, Thomas, Michael, Dawna.

Carl A. Westran

Mae E. (Barnhart) Westran

Dawn M. Oeschger

Denise Westran

Thomas Westran

Michael Westran

Dawna Westran