Edwin M. Jones has been named executive director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., which provides federal insurance for pension plans. Jones was formerly a partner in the law firms of Lane & Mittendorf and Shea & Gould.

At Bankers Security Life Insurance Society, Thomas Y. Moon has been elected executive vice president; David F. Gormley, senior vice president; J. Rodman Myers, vice president, and Robert Divver and Joseph Finch, second vice presidents.

Robert A. Armstrong has become vice president and associate counsel at Real Title Co. He had been vice president and title officer for the company.

John D. Cogswell has been appointed vice president of home office services at Peoples Life Insurance Co. and Richard A. Smith has been promoted to vice president of human resources.

Allan J. Brecher and Theodore M. Pappas have been elected vice presidents of the McLaughlin Co.

Hugh W. Turner has been appointed vice president of the James Virginia Corp. He has been manager of the direct sales department in the company's Arlington office.

Richard H. Winkelman was recently elected president and treasurer of the Fireman's Insurance Co. of Washington, D.C. He has been a director of the company since 1959. He is also executive vice president and treasurer of Howard & Hoffman Inc. and vice president and treasurer of Home Casualty & Surety Co.

Paul D. Snodgrass has been elected to a second term as president of the Metropolitan Washington Association of Independent Insurance Agents.