For Immediate Release:
November 29, 2023

Mulready Offers Condolences on the Passing of Former Insurance Commissioner Grimes

OKLAHOMA CITY – Commissioner Glen Mulready issued the following statement to express condolences on the passing of former Insurance Commissioner Gerald Grimes:

“The Oklahoma Insurance Department and I extend heartfelt condolences on the passing of Gerald Grimes at the age of 82,” Mulready said. “A native of Oklahoma City, Gerald devoted 16 years to public service as the 8th Insurance Commissioner, leaving an enduring mark on Oklahoma. His legislative triumphs, notably the guaranty fund laws, and his unwavering dedication to consumer protection played a pivotal role in securing fairness and justice for many Oklahomans in their interactions with insurance companies.”

“During his tenure, Gerald led the Insurance Department in refining insurance laws to provide enhanced safeguards for consumers. Beyond his notable professional contributions, Gerald’s legacy thrives through the individuals he mentored.”

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