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James Alexander Hamilton

James Alexander Hamilton, Canadian actuary. Served to major Army of the United States, 1943-1946; Fellow Society Actuaries Conference Actuaries in Public Practice; member Fraternal Actuarial Association, International Association Cons. Actuaries (vice chairman), International Congress Actuaries.

Background

  • Hamilton, James Alexander was born on September 12, 1906 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Son of John Rennie and Clara (Howlett) Hamilton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Queens U., 1927. Master of Science, University of Chicago. Master of Arts, Pennsylvania State University.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1927, naturalized, 1940. Instructor mathematics Pennsylvania State University, 1928-1933. Research Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 1933-1943.

      With Wyatt Company, also Wyatt Actuaries, Inc., Washington, 1946-1969, president, Chairman of the Board, 1961-1969. Consultant actuary, 1969-1973. Director Fidelity National Bank, Arlington, Virginia.

    Works

    • Author: (with District of Columbia Bronson) Pensions.

    Membership

    Served to major Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Fellow Society Actuaries Conference Actuaries in Public Practice. Member Fraternal Actuarial Association, International Association Cons.

    Actuaries (vice chairman), International Congress Actuaries.

    Connections

    • Married Geraldine Lucy Boyce, June 21, 1930. Children: Margaret Lynne, Nancy Lee.
    • father: John Rennie Hamilton
    • mother: Clara (Howlett) Hamilton
    • spouse: Geraldine Lucy Boyce
    • children: Margaret Lynne Hamilton
    • Nancy Lee Hamilton
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    Born September 12, 1906
    Died February 27, 1973
    (aged 66)
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