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Winfield Wardwell Greene

Winfield Wardwell Greene, American insurance executive. Fellow Casualty Actuarial Society (charter; Club: Drug and Chemical.


  • Greene, Winfield Wardwell was born on May 22, 1887 in Surry, Maine, United States. Son of Winfield Scott and Harriet Sands (Wardwell) Greene.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Brown U., 1910.


    • 1 son, Winfield Kurt. Married second, Grace Judith Lau, September 21, 1929. Children—Thomas Alan, Barbara Mary.

      Connected with insurance business, holding various positions, 1910-1913. Assistant examiner New York State Insurance Department, 1913-1914. Assistant actuary New York Workmen’s Compensation Commission, 1914-1915.

      Manager State Compensation Insurance Fund of Colorado, 1915-1917. Manager, Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau of New Jersey, 1917-1921. Underwriter Employers Mutual Insurance Company of New York, 1921-1922.

      Consultant actuary, 1922-1923. Actuary National Council on Compensation Insurance, 1923-1925. With General Reinsurance Corporation, 1925-1953, comptroller, secretary Vice-President to 1945, executive vice president, 1945-1952, vice president 1952-1953.

      President W. W. Greene, Inc., rein-insurance consultants, intermediaries, New York City, since 1953.


    • Contributor to proceedings societies and insurance journals Author of several original applications of mathematics to practical problems of insurance.


    Fellow Casualty Actuarial Society (charter. Club: Drug and Chemical.


    • Married Antonia Mauruschat, 1913.; married second, Grace Judith Lau, September 21, 1929. Children: Thomas Alan, Barbara Mary.
    • father: Winfield Scott Greene
    • mother: Harriet Sands (Wardwell) Greene
    • spouses: Antonia Mauruschat
    • Grace Judith Lau
    • children: Thomas Alan Greene
    • Barbara Mary Greene
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    Born March 22, 1887
    Died March 26, 1965
    (aged 78)