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Insurance company executive

Walter Joseph Walsh, American insurance company executive. Past president Community Focus Inc. Fellow Public Relations Society of America (past president Iowa chapter).

Background

Walsh, Walter Joseph was born on January 5, 1929 in New York City. Son of Walter Gordon and Anna (Mullins) Walsh.

Education

AB, Allegheny College, 1955. Master of Business Administration in Marketing, University Pittsburgh, 1960.

Career

Journalist, United States Navy, 1948-1952; reporter, Meadville (Pennsylvania) Tribune, 1953-1955; assistant public relations director, Welch Grape Juice Company, Westfield, New York, 1955-1957; supervisor, edit services, Dravo Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1957-1960; assistant public relations director, Oscar Mayer & Company, Madison, Wisconsin, 1960-1967; director public relations, Bankers Life, Des Moines, 1967-1980; vice president corporation relations, The Principal Finance Group, Des Moines, since 1980. President Blood Center Center Iowa, Des Moines.

Membership

Past president Community Focus Inc. Fellow Public Relations Society of America (past president Iowa chapter).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.

Connections

Married Sally Kloppman, June 9, 1956. Children: Terence Allen, Brian Patrick, Laurie Anne.

father:
Walter Gordon Walsh

mother:
Anna (Mullins) Walsh

spouse:
Sally Kloppman

child:
Laurie Anne Walsh

child:
Brian Patrick Walsh

child:
Terence Allen Walsh