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Morris Albert Linton

life insurance executive.

Morris Albert Linton, American life insurance executive. award, 1946.

Background

Linton, Morris Albert was born on April 4, 1887 in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Morris and Ruth A. (Leeds) Linton.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Haverford (Pennsylvania) College, 1908 (Phi Beta Kappa), A.M., 1910. Graduate study Federal Polytechnic Zurich, Switzerland, 1908-1909, University of Michigan, 1910. Doctor of Laws Miami University, 1934.

Career

. Began with Provident Life & Trust Company (now Provident Mutual Life Insurance Company of Philadelphia), 1909, vice president, 1916-1931, president, 1931-1952, Chairman of the Board, 1953-1958, director. Provident Trust Company, Western Savings Fund Society, Curtis Publishing Company.

Works

  • Author: Life Insurance Speaks for Itself. How Life Insurance Can Serve You. Contributor on social security and life insurance.

Membership

Member of the board Haverford, College, American Academy Political and Social Science (treasurer), American Friends Service Committee, Academy Natural Sciences Philadelphia (past president), Moorestown Friends School. Member Advisory Council Social Security, 1939, 1948. Fellow Society Actuaries Institute Actuaries (London).

Member American Philosophical Society, Franklin Institute, Newcomen Society Quaker. Clubs: Wilderness, Haverford (Philadelphia).

Connections

Married Margaret Stokes Roberts, December 8, 1914. Children: Morris Albert, Elizabeth (deceased 1965).

father:
Morris Linton

mother:
Ruth A. (Leeds) Linton

spouse:
Margaret Stokes Roberts

children:
Morris Albert Linton

Elizabeth Linton (deceased 1965)