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James Alexander Hamilton

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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