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Insurance company executive

Albert Weaver Lawrence, American Insurance company executive. Recipient Sca-Nec-Ta-De Civic award, 1967.


Lawrence, Albert Weaver was born on August 4, 1928 in Newburgh, New York, United States. Son of Claude D. and Janet (Weaver) Lawrence.


Bachelor of Science in Aerospace/Agricultural/Architectural/Aeronautical Engineering in Engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1950; graduate advanced management program, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1975.


Insurance agent, executive, since 1953; founder, chairman, A.W. Lawrence and Company Inc., Schenectady and Albany, New York, 1954-1982; Chairman, Board Of Directors, Lawrence Agency Corporation, Albany, since 1982; Chairman, Board Of Directors, Lawrence Insurance Group Inc., Albany, since 1986; Chairman, Board Of Directors, Lawrence Group Inc., Schenectady, since 1986. Member Cornell Engineering Advisory Council. Board directors Capital District Center for Economics Development.

Chairman, majority owner "River Rats" American Hockey League team, Albany.


Trustee Russell Sage College, Troy, New York, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Sunnyview Hospital and Rehabilitation Center. Past president Schenectady Girls Club, Family and Child Service Schenectady. Board directors Indiana Living for Physically Disabled, St. Clare's Hospital, Proctor's Theatre, New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority, 1989.

Co-founder Lawrence Institute for Physically Disabled Research. Past chairman Schenectady United Fund Drive, Junior Achievement Capital District With United States Army, 1946-1947. Member Schenectady Chamber of Commerce (past president), Schenectady History Society (past board directors), Mohawk Golf Club, Cornell Club (New York City), New York Athletic Club, New York Yacht Club, Northern Lake George Yacht Club (past commodore), University Club Albany, Fort Orange Club Albany, Rotary Club (past president).


Married Barbara Corell, June 28, 1950. Children: David, Janet, Elizabeth.

Claude D. Lawrence

Janet (Weaver) Lawrence

Barbara Corell

Elizabeth Lawrence

Janet Lawrence

David Lawrence