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Insurance agent

William Ira Pape, American Insurance agent. Chartered Financial Consultant. President, board directors Lafayette Symphony Inc., 1965-1966. Corporal United States Army Air Corps, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American Society CLU and Chartered Financial Consultant (president Lafayette chapter 1965-1966), University of Illinois Alumni Association, University of Illinois President Council, John Purdue Coaches Club, Rotary, National Writers Association.

Background

Pape, William Ira was born on August 30, 1925 in Kirkwood, Illinois, United States. Son of Earl Behrens and Jessie Beatrice (Cardiff) Pape.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1949.

Career

Associate, Paul Johnson Insurance, Moline, Illinois, 1949-1951; special agent, Northwestern Mutual Life, Moline, 1951-1955; agency assistant, Northwestern Mutual Life, Milwaukee, 1955-1958; assistant to general agent, Northwestern Mutual Life, Cedar Rapids, Iowa., 1958-1961; district agent, Northwestern Mutual Life, Lafayette, Indiana, 1961-1990; agent emeritus, Northwestern Mutual Life, Lafayette, Indiana, since 1990. Delegate to Russia and Estonia National Writers Club, Denver, 1992.

Achievements

  • Chartered Financial Consultant.

Membership

President, board directors Lafayette Symphony Inc., 1965-1966. Corporal United States Army Air Corps, 1943-1946, PTO. Member American Society Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant (president Lafayette chapter 1965-1966), University Illinois Alumni Association, University Illinois President Council, John Purdue Coaches Club, Rotary, National Writers Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: geography, travel, speaking, bridge.

Connections

Married Ruth Pestalozzi, June 9, 1956 (divorced 1975). Children: Douglas Behrens, Brad Cardiff. Married Ruth Beasley Cosler, October 16, 1976.

father:
Earl Behrens Pape

mother:
Jessie Beatrice (Cardiff) Pape

spouse:
Ruth Beasley Cosler

spouse:
Ruth Pestalozzi

child:
Douglas Behrens Pape

child:
Brad Cardiff Pape