George Joseph

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Birthday
11, 1921
Birthplace
West Virginia
Birth Sign
Virgo

About

West Virginia businessman known for being the founder of the auto insurance company the Mercury Insurance Group. His net worth was estimated at $1 billion by Forbes in 2006.

Before Fame

He served in World War II and graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Physics and Mathematics.

Trivia

He got the idea to found an auto insurance company while working as a door-to-door salesman for the Occidental Life Insurance Company.

Family Life

He has been married and has five children.

Associated With

He and coal tycoon Chris Cline are both entrepreneurs from the state of West Virginia.