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William Michael Kearns

William Michael Kearns, American insurance executive. Member Beta Theta Pi, Kappa Phi Kappa.; Club: University.


  • Kearns, William Michael was born on May 1, 1899 in Gardiner, Maine, United States. Son of Peter and Mary (Barron) Kearns.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Maine, 1923. Bachelor of Laws, New Jersey Law School, 1934.


    • Branch manager Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Newark, 1923-1933, American Lumbermans Mutual Insurance Company. New York City, 1934-1935. Assistant secretary Sun Indemnity Company New York, 1936, society, 1938, vice-president, director, 1948, president 1959-1955 (merged with Patriotic Insurance Company American, Sun Underwriters Insurance Company New York), president Sun Insurance Company of New York, 1955-1957, Chairman of the Board, 1957-1964.

      United States general attorney Sun. Insurance Office Ltd., 1957-1964. Past financial secretary, director Albany Insurance Company, Provident Insurance Company.

      Past financial secretary Atlas Assurance Limited company, Royal Assurance Limited company Past member United States advising committee British Marine Trust Fund. Past member Executive Committee National Board Fire Underwriters.


    Member Beta Theta Pi, Kappa Phi Kappa. Club: University.


    • Married Doris Mae Hodgkinson, August 19, 1933. Children: William Michael, Joan.
    • father: Peter Kearns
    • mother: Mary (Barron) Kearns
    • spouse: Doris Mae Hodgkinson
    • children: William Michael Kearns
    • Joan Kearns
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    Born March 1, 1899
    Died November 28, 1972
    (aged 73)