Ed Reimers Dead At 96
August 19, 2009 at 5:57 AM (PT)
ED REIMERS, best known as the voice of "You're in good hands with ALLSTATE," for ALLSTATE insurance, has died of age-related causes at his daughter KATHRYN R. MANNING's home in SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY. He was 96. REIMERS also did ALLSTATE commercials for radio and appeared in print advertising for the company in which he is shown making the cupped-hand gesture.
"The ALLSTATE family has lost one of its own with the passing of ED REIMERS," ALLSTATE spokesman RALEIGH FLOYD JR. said in a statement.
Born EDWIN WARREN REIMERS on OCTOBER 26th, 1912, in MOLINE, IL, REIMERS worked at numerous radio stations in the 1930s, including WHO/DES MOINES.
In addition to his daughter, he is survived by two grandsons.