Frederick K. Gaston III graduated from Yale University
in 1957 with a B.A. in American Studies. He served three
years in the U.S. Navy, being discharged as a lieutenant,
Fred worked for the Travelers in Buffalo and their Hartford
Home Office for three years in extensive training to later
join the family agency.
In 1963 Fred joined Frederick K. Gaston Inc. and became
president in 1966. The agency serviced Fortune 500 accounts
until 1984, such as Babcock & Wilcox and portions of
Chase Manhattan Bank, and acted in a brokerage capacity for
accounts such as: Ethyl, Witco, Lord Electric and Irving
In 1984, Fred founded the firm Gaston-McKown, which later
became Gaston & Associates, Inc.
Fred resides in Wilton, Connecticut with his wife. His three
children are married.