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Estate planner , insurance consultant

William Harvey Koptis, American insurance consultant, estate planner. Chartered Life Underwriter. Named Man of Year, City of Parma, Ohio, 1961, Retailer of Year, National Brand Names Foundation, 1957; recipient various sales awards.

Background

Koptis, William Harvey was born on August 28, 1927 in Cleveland. Son of Harvey Anthony and Aletha Rose (Gillette) Koptis.

Education

Student, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1945-1947.

Career

President, Sportctr., Inc., Cleveland, 1950-1964;insurance agent, New England Life Insurance, Cleveland, 1964-1970;president, Koptis Organisation, Cleveland, since 1970. Member of faculty University Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., Cleveland, 1976-1982.

Achievements

  • Chartered Life Underwriter.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Board of directors, vice chair The Masters College and Seminary, Newhall, California, since 1985. Chairman of the board of trustees The Chapel, Akron, Ohio, 1986-1988, 90-92. Chairman, Board Of Directors Gospel House, Cleveland, 1980-1989.

Member Association Advanced Life Underwriters (president 1980-1981), Rotary International (past president), Life Underwriters Political Action Group, Prison Fellowship Ministry (Ohio directory).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, tennis, golf.

Connections

Married Ruth Dee Fowler, January 28, 1950. Children: Karen Dee, Gail Ann Koptis Tanner, William Harvey Junior (deceased), Marylee Koptis Urman.

father:
Harvey Anthony Koptis

mother:
Aletha Rose (Gillette) Koptis

spouse:
Ruth Dee Fowler

child:
Karen Dee Koptis

child:
Gail Ann Koptis Tanner Koptis

child:
William Harvey Junior Koptis (deceased)

child:
Marylee Koptis Urman Koptis