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Insurance executive

Verdell Thate Harmon, American insurance executive. Certified College of Workmen's Compensation, Georgia. Recipient numerous awards Baltimore County Executive, Governor Marvin Mandel and Governor Harry Hughes, National Business and Professional Women/United States of America-Business and Professional Women/Doctor of Medicine/Business and Professional Women Hunt Valley, Fletcher L. Byrom Public Service award, Woman of the Year, 1973, 85.


Harmon, Verdell Thate was born on May 30, 1937 in Fairmont, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Carl Henry and Frieda Fritz Thate.


Bachelor in Business cum laude, Notre Dame, Baltimore, 1985.


Workmen's compensation administrator, Koppers Company, Inc., Baltimore, 1974-1986;senior claims examiner (unit head), Gates McDonald, Baltimore, 1986-1990;claims services supervisor, Gates McDonald, Baltimore, 1990;claims services manager, Gates McDonald, Baltimore, since 1990.


  • Certified College of Workmen's Compensation, Georgia.


Member Business and Professional Women United States of America, Business and Professional Women International, League of Women Voters, Hunt Valley Business and Professional Women's Organisation (board directors), Southern Association Workmen's Compensation Adminstrs. (self-insurers committee), Maryland. Federation Business and Professional Women (president, board directors), Notre Dame College Maryland.

Alumni Association, Baltimore Chamber of Commerce, Baltimore Claims Men's Association, National Catholic College Honor Society, Kappa Gamma Pi.


Carl Henry

Frieda Fritz Thate