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Insurance company executive

Ted Philip Wittner, American insurance company executive. Recipient Tree of Life award Jewish National Fund, 1993.


Wittner, Ted Philip was born on September 17, 1928 in Tampa, Florida, United States. Son of Jacob and Helen (Goldman) Wittner.


Bachelor of Science in Business Adminstrn, University Florida, 1950.


Manager, Bell Luggage Company, 1953-1954; private life insurance agent, 1955-1956; general agent, Crown Life Insurance Company, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1956-1964; managing general agent, Crown Life Insurance Company, since 1964. President Ted P. Wittner & Associations, St. Petersburg, 1964-1967. Chairman of the Board, president Wittner & Company, St. Petersburg, since 1968.

President Crown Life Brokerage General Assemblies of God Theological Seminary Association, 1968-1970. Chairman of the Board Profit Programs Company, St. Petersburg, 1969-1976. Director National Trust Bank St. Petersburg, 1970-1975, Chairman.bd., 1974-1975.

Chairman of the Board United States Bank, St. Petersburg, 1976-1982. Chairman Colony Bank, Clearwater, Florida, 1989-1992. Professional office center asset manager, 1966-1992.


Chairman Community Fund Development "Great Explorations" Childrens' Hands-On Museum, 1986-1987. Past board governors Committee of 100 Pinellas County. Past member St. Petersburg Civic Advisory Board.

Past member board directors Pinellas Association for Retarded Children. Board directors secretary-treasurer Menorah Center, Inc. Past trustee Museum Fine Arts of St. Petersburg.

Chairman emeritus Goodwill Industries-Suncoast, Inc. Past member board directors Eckerd College Foundation. President St. Petersburg Progress, Inc.,1986.

Chairman board Menorah Manor Nursing Home. President Congregation B'nai Israel, 1966-1968, chairman board, 1964-1966. Board directors Suncoast Center for Community Health, since 1994.

Served to Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1950-1953. Life and qualifying member Million Dollar Round Table. Member General Agents and Managers Conference (president St. Petersburg chapter 1957), National Association Life Underwriters, Insurance Exchange Americans (development committee 1979-1982, governor), Pinellas Suncoast Chamber of Commerce (governor), St. Petersburg International Folk Fair Society, Suncoasters of St. Petersburg Festival of States, Urban Land Institute (associate), Crown Life Brokerage General Agents Association (president 1968), St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce (governor 1969-1972, 81-85), Florida Blue Key, Tau Epsilon Phi.

Clubs: Commerce (president 1973-1975), St. Petersburg Yacht, B'nai B'rith (President's Club), Golden Triangle, Suncoast Tiger Bay, President's, Treasure Island Tennis and Yacht, Pasadena Yacht and Country.


Married Sylvia Heller, April 3, 1954 (deceased May 1975). Children: Sharyn (Mistress Richard Jacobson), Pamela Anne (Mistress Adam Green). Married Jean Giles, March 5, 1979.

Jacob Wittner

Helen (Goldman) Wittner

Jean Giles

Sylvia Heller

Sharyn Wittner (Mistress Richard Jacobson)

Pamela Anne Wittner (Mistress Adam Green)