Harriot (Mistress Joseph J. Urban), John William. Head New England claim department Zurich Insurance Company, 1913-1917. Executive secretary Insurance Federation of Massachusetts, 1917-1926, general counsel, 1926-1948, advisory counsel, since 1948.
Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1926, since practiced in Boston. Member Thomason & Downs, 1926-1931, John W. Downs, 1931-1951, Downs & Parsons, since 1952. General counsel New England Fire Insurance Rating Association, since 1931.
Counsel Massachusetts Life Underwriters Association. Director Boston Insurance Company, Old Colony Insurance Company, Boston Indemnity Company Trustee Charlestown Savings Bank. Chairman Massachusetts Maritime School Commission, 1945-1948.
Born August 23, 1888