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Pearce Shepherd

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Pearce Shepherd, American actuary. Fellow Society Actuaries (president 1958-1959); member Home Office Life Underwriters Association (president 1946), Phi Beta Kappa, East Orange New Jersey.

Background

Shepherd, Pearce was born on December 3, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Edwin S. and Alice Mary (Pearce) Shepherd.

Education

Student Western State Normal School, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1916-1920. Bachelor of Philisophy, University of Chicago, 1924.

Career

Clerk, Marcus Gunn & Lynn A. Glover, Chicago, 1921-1925, North American Reassurance County, New York City, 1925-1928, assistant actuary and assistant secretary, 1928-1932. Mathematician Prudential Insurance Company, Newark, 1932-1935, assistant actuary, 1935-1942, associate actuary, 1942-1943, 2d vice president, 1943-1947, vice-president and associate actuary, 1947-1954, vice-president and actuary, 1954-1959, vice president, chief actuary, 1959-1962, senior vice-president and chief actuary, 1962-1966. Chairman Executive Committee Medical Information Bureau, 1963.

Chairman Health Insurance Council, 1965. Secretary United States section, permanent committee for International Congresses Actuaries.

Membership

Fellow Society Actuaries (president 1958-1959). Member Home Office Life Underwriters Association (president 1946), Phi Beta Kappa, East Orange New Jersey.

Connections

Married Margaret Doheny, November 25, 1919.

father:
Edwin S. Shepherd

mother:
Alice Mary (Pearce) Shepherd

spouse:
Margaret Doheny