1967 Photo Contest, General News, Singles, 1st prize
Photographer

Georg Munker

30 September, 1966

Professor Emil Frey, manager in the German insurance industry, receives the Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (Große Verdienstkreuz des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland). Emil Frey (Kiel, 1904 - Hamburg, 1980) studied law at the universities of Kiel and München, and was very active in the German insurance industry, where he occupied many honorary positions. After the Second World War, Frey first became a member and in 1950 president of the board of directors of the Mannheimer Versicherungsgesellschaft. Between 1965 and 1970, he also served as the president of the board of directors of the Mannheimer Lebensicherung AG. In 1961, Frey was appointed honorary professor at the Mannheim School of Economics, where he had been teaching about the insurance industry since 1954. He became president of the German Insurance Association in 1968. Emil Frey was also known as a collector of modern prints and member of the board of trustees of the Emil Nolde Stiftung.

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