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John Ruse Larus

John Ruse Larus, American insurance executive. Member board trustee Hillyer College.; Fellow Society Actuaries (president 1952-1953); member International Congress Actuaries (permanent committee), American Mathematics Society, American Statistical Association, American Academy Political and Social Science, Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Larus, John Ruse was born on August 4, 1890 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of John Ruse and Mary Chilton (Atkinson) Larus.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1912.

    Career

    • 1 son, Charles Taft. Engaged in life insurance business since 1913. Assistant actuary Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Company, Hartford, Connecticut, 1918-1928, actuary, 1928-1934, vice-president and actuary from 1934, director from 1944.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member board trustee Hillyer College. Fellow Society Actuaries (president 1952-1953). Member International Congress Actuaries (permanent committee), American Mathematics Society, American Statistical Association, American Academy Political and Social Science, Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Clubs: Bridge, Drama (Hartford).

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Taft, of Hartford, Connecticut, April.
    • father: John Ruse Larus
    • mother: Mary Chilton (Atkinson) Larus
    • spouse: Elizabeth Taft
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    Born August 4, 1890
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