Harold Hook/Hook Family Foundation

A Distinguished Eagle Scout, Harold Hook volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America for decades. He was a national president of the BSA and a member of the National Executive Board. He has also served as president of the Golden Empire Council and in numerous positions with the Greater St. Louis Area Council, including president and chairman of the board. His dedication to the Boy Scouts was rewarded with the Silver Beaver Award, the Silver Antelope Award and the Silver Buffalo Award.

Harold was the chairman and CEO of American General Corporation, a leading life insurer acquired by AIG. He first entered the top echelon of the insurance industry when he was 31 and was elected president and CEO of National Fidelity, which at the time made him the youngest president of a life insurance firm in the country.

Scouting Affiliation and Honors

  • BSA National President (1988-1990)
  • BSA National Executive Board Member (1984-1994)
  • Sam Houston Area Council Advisory Board Member
  • Golden Empire Council Past President
  • Greater St. Louis Area Council Past Treasurer, Vice President, Commissioner, Finance Chairman, President and Chairman
  • Distinguished Eagle Scout
  • Silver Buffalo Award
  • Silver Antelope Award
  • Silver Beaver Award

Venues at Summit Bechtel Reserve