1 son, Douglas Purdy. Came to the United States, 1908, naturalized, 1918. Research chemical engineer, sales manager John Johnson Company, 1921-1926.
With Fraser Agency, 1926-1927. Sales manager J. Elliot Hall Agency of Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1928-1929. Owner operator general insurance and life insurance office, New York City, 1930-1968.
Formerly teacher navigation Seamen’s Church Institute, New York City, aerial navigation New York Aerial Academy, mathematics Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, insurance American Savings and Loan Institute, New York City. Instructor insurance banking and finance department New York University, 1954, adjunct assistant professor, 1955, adjunct associate professor, 1959-1961, Adjunct Professor, 1961-1965, former member faculties School Commerce, Graduate School Business Administration Conservative Party candidate for lieutenant governor New York State, 1962. Member Executive Committee Conservative Party New York Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered property and casualty underwriter.
Member American Society Chartered Life Underwriter’s, Society Chartered property and casualty underwriter’s, Insurance Society New York, American Finance Association, Albert Gallatin Associates of New York University, New York University Arnold Air Society (named honorary colonel 1966), American Association University Professors, American Economics Association, Pratt Institute Alumni of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, New York University Alumni Association, American Academy Political and Social Science, United States Chamber of C., Life Underwriters Association New York, New York Association Health Underwriters, Air Force Association, American Legion, Association of the United States Army (honorary. Clubs: The Lawyers’, New York University Men in Finance, New York University, New York University Faculty, Varsity of New York University (New York City).