Norm Kono, a well-known life and long term care underwriter, has died. He was 72.
Before retiring in 2004, Kono was vice president-claims and underwriting in the long term care insurance operation of AEGON N.V. in Bedford, Texas.
Kono began his career in 1962 as an underwriter for CNA Insurance, Chicago. Following service in the U.S. Army, he resumed his underwriting career at CNA and later moved to Honolulu to be vice president for American Pacific Life Insurance Company.