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William Adger Law

William Adger Law, American insurance, banker.


  • Law, William Adger was born on December 26, 1864 in Hartsville, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Hart and Anna Elizabeth (Adger) Law.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Wofford College, 1881.


    • President Spartanburg Savings Bank, 1891-1903, Central National Bank, Spartanburg, 1893-1903. Assistant cashier, cashier, vice president, later president Merchants’ National Bank, Philadelphia, 1903-1910. 1st vice president, 1910-1915, president 1915-1922, Chairman of the Board, 1922-1923, First National Bank, Philadelphia.

      President Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, since 1922. Director First National Bank (Philadelphia), Fire Association (Philadelphia), Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company, Philadelphia Electric Company, Reading Company Manager Saving Fund Society of Germantown and Its Vicinity. Trustee Graduate Hospital President American Bankers Association, 1914-1915.


    Denomination: Presbyn


    • Married Lucy Lathrop Goode, December 4, 1889. Children: Margaret Lathrop, Mistress.
    • father: Thomas Hart Law
    • mother: Anna Elizabeth (Adger) Law
    • spouse: Lucy Lathrop Goode
    • children: Margaret Lathrop Law
    • Mrs Law
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    Died January 21, 1936
    (aged 71)