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James Hector Lithgow

James Hector Lithgow, Canadian life insurance executive.


  • Lithgow, James Hector was born on September 7, 1890 in Bobcaygeon, Ontario, Canada. Son of James and Mary (Long) Lithgow.

  • Education

    • Student Trinity College School, 1905-1908.


    • Clerk actuarial department Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, 1908, assistant actuary, 1919, actuary, 1924, assistant general manager, actuary, 1930, general manager, actuary, 1931, general manager, 1935, vice president 1944, president, 1951, chairman board, also director. Director Corporation Investors, Limited, Sentinel Securities of Canada, Ltd., Chartered Trust.


    Served with Canadian Field Artillery, 1916-1919. Fellow Actuarial Society American. Member Canadian Life Insurance Officers Association (president 1932-1933, 33-34), Insurance Institute Toronto (president 1935-1936), Life Insurance Institute Canada (president 1936-1937), Dominion Mortgage and Investment Association (president 1936-1937), Institute Actuaries Great Britain (associate), Delta Chi.

    Clubs: Toronto, Toronto Golf, Granite (Toronto, Canada).


    • Married Mizpah Sussex, June 11, 1919. Children: Charles H., Janet, Marni.
    • father: James Lithgow
    • mother: Mary (Long) Lithgow
    • spouse: Mizpah Sussex
    • children: Charles H. Lithgow
    • Janet Lithgow
    • Marni Lithgow
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    Born September 7, 1890