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Insurance company executive

William Emery King, American Former insurance company executive. Bar: Minnesota 1939. Board of directors St. Paul chapter American Red Cross; president of the board of trustees Hamline U. Member Hamline U. Alumni Association (president 1956-1957), St. Paul Chamber of Commerce (board 1963-1966).

Background

King, William Emery was born on August 13, 1912 in Glendive, Montana, United States. Son of William S. and Gertrude L. (Emery) King.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Hamline University, 1934. Doctor (honorary), Hamline University, 1986. Bachelor of Laws, St. Paul College Law, 1939.

Career

Insurance claim adjuster, Employers Liability Assurance Corporation, 1935-1941;practice of law, St. Paul, 1939-1945;claim attorney, St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company, 1941-1948;assistant secretary, St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company, 1948-1952;secretary, St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company, 1952-1954;senior vice president, St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company, 1954-1977;also director, St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company. Director St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company, St. Paul Mercury Indemnity Company, St. Paul Mercury Insurance Company, Commercial State Bank, St. Paul.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota 1939.

Membership

Board directors St. Paul chapter American Red Cross. President board trustees Hamline University. Member Hamline University Alumni Association (president 1956-1957), St. Paul C. of Chamber (board 1963-1966).

Clubs: Minnesota (St. Paul), Somerset (St. Paul).

Connections

Married Florence Tousley, December 26, 1936. Children– Judith, Winifred, Robert. Married Lois Schmidt Hagstrom, February 13, 1971.

father:
William S. King

mother:
Gertrude L. (Emery) King

spouse:
Florence Tousley

spouse:
Lois Schmidt Hagstrom

child:
Judith King

child:
Winifred King

child:
Robert King