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Thomas Mcchesney Torrey

Thomas Mcchesney Torrey, American insurance company executive. member mgmt.


  • Torrey, Thomas Mcchesney was born on April 4, 1911 in New York City. Son of Owen Cates and Gertrude (McChesney) Torrey.

  • Education

    • Graduate Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts, 1929. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1933.


    • With Insurance Company North America, New York City, 1933-1980, manager New York office, 1952-1958, resident vice president, 1958-1972. President American Institute Marine Underwriters, 1962-1964, director, 1957-1968. President Board Underwriters New York, 1962-1964, director, 1957-1958.

      1st vice president Association Marine Underwriters United States, 1964-1966. Director National Cargo Bureau, Inc., 1958-1972, treasurer, 1965-1967, president, 1967-1969. Vice chairman of the executive committee International Union Marine Insurance, 1966-1970.

      Director Maritime Association Port New York, 1964-1980, also treasurer. Chairman coms. marine fire protection and marine field service National Fire Protection Association, 1958-1972. Member management committee American Bureau Shipping, 1970-1972.

      Trustee, 2d vice president Leopold Schepp Foundation, 1964-1972. Board of Governors India House, 1969-1980. Home: Jamestown, R.I.


    Member mgmt.


    • Married Betty Brawley, June 19, 1937. Children: Hope (Mistress.
    • father: Owen Cates Torrey
    • mother: Gertrude (McChesney) Torrey
    • spouse: Betty Brawley
    • child: Hope (Mrs Torrey
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    Born April 4, 1911
    Died January 4, 1980
    (aged 68)