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Insurance executive and Lacrosse coach

Business Career: 1961 - 1992 President and CEO of Noyes Services Insurance Brokerage and successor Willis Corroon of Pennsylvania. Chair of Board of Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 1986. Chair of National Association of Casualty and Surety Agents 1985. Delaware County Businessman of the Year 1984.

Coaching Career: Junior Varsity Soccer and Lacrosse at coach Swarthmore College. Varsity Lacrosse coach Swarthmore College 1978 - 1985


Noyes, James W. was born on April 29, 1939 in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edward Lee and Jean (Walton) Noyes. Graduated from Swarthmore High School 1957.


Swarthmore High School 1957.


Joined Noyes Services in 1961 upon graduation from Amherst College. Grew the company and sold to Corroon and Black 1989. Served as President and CEO of Willis Corroon of Pennsylvania.

Chair of National Association of Casualty and Surety Agents 1985 and Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 1986.

Member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Philadelphia Presidents Organization (PP0)

Board of Directors of Swarthmore College, Taylor Hospital, Riddle Hospital.

Chair of Division III All American Lacrosse Selection Committee

All American Lacrosse, North South Game 1961,Assistant Coach North South Game 1985, Pennsylvania Lacrosse Hall of Fame


Member advisory board Swarthmore College Friends of Athletics. Past director Riddle Memorial Hospital. Chairman selection committee Division III Men's Lacrosse All American With United States Army, 1961-1967.

Member Young President's Organization, Delaware County Chamber of C. (psat chairman, Distinguished Business Man of Year 1981), Society Friends, Rotary (past director).


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, sailing, coaching soccer and lacrosse.


Married Susan Williams. Children: Kelley, Jillian, Julie.

Edward Lee Noyes

Jean (Walton) Noyes

Susan Williams

Kelley Noyes

Jillian Noyes

Julie Noyes