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Barbara Corell Lawrence Edit Profile

Real estate investor , insurance company director

Barbara Corell Lawrence, American insurance company director, real estate investor. Recipient Julliet Lowe Woman of Achievement award Mohawk Pathways Girl Scout Council, 1990.


Lawrence, Barbara Corell was born on November 19, 1927 in Binghamton, New York, United States. Daughter of Archibald G. and Helen (Smith) C.


Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1949.


Teacher, Johnson City, New York, 1949-1950;teacher, Schenectady, New York, 1957-1958;property owner, manager, Lawrence Props., Schenectady, since 1955. Board directors, secretary United Community Insurance Company. New York City, Lawrence Insurance Group, Albany, New York, Lawrence Agency Corporation, Albany, Lawrence Group, Inc., Schenectady, Senate Insurance Company Arizona.

Director Northeast Savings.


  • Avocations stitchery, flower arranging.


Founder Lawrence Institute. Member Junior League. Elder, First Reformed Church, chairman Chanel Guild.

Member women's auxiliary Schenectady Boys and Girls Club, The Schenectady Foundation. Board directors Indiana Living in the Capital District, Schenectady County Humane Society. Patron Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

Trustee Ellis Hospital, Proctor's Guild. Co-chair Schenectady 300th Anniversary. Trustee Union College.

Patroon of Schenectady. Member Regents Select Commission on Disabilities, Metropolitan Opera Association. Board directors Adirondack Conservancy.

Member Schenectady Panhellenic Association (past president), Delta Gamma, Philanthropic and Educational Organization Sisterhood, Garden Club Schenectady, Gardeners Wookshop, Cornell Club of the Capital District and New York City, Northern Lake George Yacht Club, Mohawk Golf Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations stitchery, flower arranging.


Married Albert Lawrence, June 28, 1950. Children: David C., Janet H., Elizabeth A.

Archibald G. C.

Helen (Smith) C.

Albert Lawrence

David C. Lawrence

Janet H. Lawrence

Elizabeth A. Lawrence