James Albert Schnaars, 90, formerly of Haverford, an insurance executive who was a nationally ranked tennis player in his youth, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Dunwoody Village in Newtown Square.
A native of Congers, N.Y., Mr. Schnaars graduated from the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn.
During World War II, he served in the Army in Panama.
After his discharge, he earned a bachelor's degree from Haverford College and then joined Provident Mutual Life Insurance Co.
He was recalled to the Army during the Korean War and did a tour of duty in Florida before returning to Provident. When he retired in the late 1980s, he was managing Provident's home office at 46th and Market Streets. For several years after retiring, he worked as a financial adviser.