Wednesday, January 20, 1993
Section A, page 2
Philip Antrobus, a 38-year Mill Valley resident who developed special insurance coverage, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1993, at Marin General Hospital. He was 86.
Mr. Antrobus was born in Worcestershire, England, and came to San Francisco to handle Lloyds of London insurance for the firm of Rathbone, King and Seeley.
He wrote a number of unusual policies. He started special kidnapping coverage after the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby.
In 1946, he formed his own company, Philip Antrobus Inc. He later merged his company with Towers Perris of Philadelphia.
He was a gardener and member of several conservation organizations.
Mr. Antrobus, a dedicated fly fisherman, fished many rivers in the Western United States and in England.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred Antrobus of Mill Valley; a brother, Edmund Antrobus of New Jersey; and a sister, Rosemary Antrobus of Warwickshire, England.
At his request, no service will be held.
His family suggests memorial contributions to Raphael House in San Francisco or to a favorite charity.
Arrangements are by Russell & Gooch Funeral Chapel in Mill Valley.