Log In

John Ruse Larus

insurance executive.

John Ruse Larus, American insurance executive. Member board trustee Hillyer College.; Fellow Society Actuaries (president 1952-1953); member International Congress Actuaries (permanent committee), American Mathematics Society, American Statistical Association, American Academy Political and Social Science, Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Larus, John Ruse was born on August 4, 1890 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of John Ruse and Mary Chilton (Atkinson) Larus.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1912.

Career

1 son, Charles Taft. Engaged in life insurance business since 1913. Assistant actuary Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Company, Hartford, Connecticut, 1918-1928, actuary, 1928-1934, vice-president and actuary from 1934, director from 1944.

Membership

Member board trustee Hillyer College. Fellow Society Actuaries (president 1952-1953). Member International Congress Actuaries (permanent committee), American Mathematics Society, American Statistical Association, American Academy Political and Social Science, Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Clubs: Bridge, Drama (Hartford).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Taft, of Hartford, Connecticut, April.

father:
John Ruse Larus

mother:
Mary Chilton (Atkinson) Larus

spouse:
Elizabeth Taft