THE INSURANCE ADVOCATE HAS BEEN IN PUBLICATION SINCE 1889. EACH ISSUE, WE LOOK BACK TO A DIFFERENT TIME TO SEE WHAT INSURERS WERE READING ABOUT BACK THEN. HERE'S AN EXCERPT FROM.
Sheridan Supervisor of Manufacturers Fire
The Manufacturers Fire announces that Sergeant Edward J, Sheridan has rejoined the company after 42 months in the service. He will act as underwriter-supervisor for part of the Eastern and Central West fields.
W. Shepherd Drewry, vice president of the Manufacturers Casualty and Manufacturers Fire Insurance Companies, announces the following appointments:
F. P. Francis as special agent in the Philadelphia metropolitan department, 401 Walnut Street.
Joseph H. McDermott as superintendent of the Bonding Department, Philadelphia metropolitan department. Mr. McDermott, who enlisted in the U. S. Marine Corps in December, 1942, was commissioned a first lieutenant, and served with the Third Division overseas.
BROOKLYN FIRE AGENTS ELECT 1946 OFFICERS
The annual meeting of the Brooklyn Fire Agents Association was held at the Columbia Restaurant, 26 Court Street, Brooklyn, un Tuesday, March 12, 1946. The various committees made annual reports and officers were elected for the ensuing year, together with committees as follows:
August B. Sohl, president, Albert R. Menard, vice president, W. F. Stanz, secretary, and Stanley J. Gorsa, treasurer; the executive committee, William F. Ittner, Samuel A. Lemma, Gabriel Scarano, Bernard Jaffe and Alex GoldbeTger; public relations, John F. Seekamp, Mortimer L, Nathanson, Milton Murphy and E. Ochester; membership committee, John F. Short, Russell Treiber, J. J. McCourt Jr., A. C. Lenetz, and Victor Edlund.
Insurance Square Club Holds Annual Meeting March 18
The Insurance Square Club will hold its annual meetings at 7 P.M., on Monday, March 18, at the Drug and Chemical Club, 85 John Street. New officers will be elected and installed. There will also be an election of new members to the baord of dirctors. A Moor show will follow the meeting.
FIRE RATE BILLS IN MASS. COMMITTEE
Boston, March 13.--Next Tuesday will be the big day on Beacon Hill when the Massachusetts legislature insurance committee will hold hearings on four fire insurance rating bills, which were postponed from the last session and were heard by last year's committee at some of the most heated hearings of the year. A large turnout of officials and agents is expected on Tuesday.
On Monday the committee will have a miscellaneous assortment of proposed legislation to hear, includingHouse measures dealing with fraudulent claims, legal residence, issuance of non-assessable policies, appeals from the decisions...
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