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Thomas Fletcher Oakes

insurance executive.

Thomas Fletcher Oakes, American insurance executive. Served from private to major Army of the United States. World World War World War II.

Background

Oakes, Thomas Fletcher was born on May 24, 1900 in Tacoma. Son of Walter and Mary Beekman (Taylor) Oakes.

Education

Graduate Pomfret School, 1919. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1923.

Career

With Standard Fire Insurance Company of Hartford, Connecticut, 1924-1931. With Allen, Russell & Allen, Hartford, since 1931, partner, 1936-1965, incorporated, 1965, president, director since 1965. Vice-president, director Alexander Sexton & Carr.

Director Phoenix Insurance Company, Connecticut Printers, Inc., Institute Living (all Hartford). Senior vice-president, director Allen, Russell & Allen, Inc. of New York Trustee, treasurer Pomfret School. Trustee Newington Hospital.

Membership

Served from private to major Army of the United States. World World War World War II. Clubs: Harvard (Connecticut).

Connections

Married Jeanne Stanley, May 31, 1935. Married second, Elinor Righter, August 9, 1946. Children: Leslie Taylor, Elinor Foster.

father:
Walter Oakes

mother:
Mary Beekman (Taylor) Oakes

spouses:
Jeanne Stanley

Elinor Righter

children:
Leslie Taylor Oakes

Elinor Foster Oakes