M. J. Cleary
Biography and career
He served as Commissioner of Insurance from July 1, 1915 to April 10, 1919. During World War I, he organized a "far reaching and effective food conservation campaign" with a "corps of 125 insurance agents."
He became President of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. He also served as a member of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin and of the Board of Governors of Marquette University.
- "M. J. Cleary". USGenWeb Archives. Retrieved 2014-02-05.
- Biographical Sketches. Wisconsin Blue Book. Retrieved 2014-02-05.
- "Object details - M. J. Clearly election poster". Chudnow Museum. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Pixley, R.B. (1919). Wisconsin in the world war; an account of the activities of Wisconsin citizens during the great world war, giving in part the record of a loyal state and acknowledging in part its devotion and untiring service to the nation and to its ideals for a lasting and benevolent democracy. Milwaukee: The Wisconsin War History Company. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- "INSURANCE CHIEF SEES INTEREST RATES RISE - M.J. Cleary of Northwestern Life Expects Normal Trade to Increase Money Demand". New York Times. 1935-01. Retrieved 2014-05-17. Check date values in:
- "M.J. CLEARY DIES - SURETY FIRM HEAD - President of the Northwestern Mutual Life, Regents Board Member at Wisconsin U.". New York Times. 1947-02-23. Retrieved 2014-05-17.