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Richard Eugene Erway, American lawyer.


Erway, Richard Eugene was born on October 15, 1907 in Newfield, New York, United States. Son of James Daniel and Harriet (Brown) Erway.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1937.


1 daughter, Elizabeth Bishop (Mistress Robert R. Cook). Assistant to department chairman mathematics University of Michigan, 1927-1928. Life insurance actuary, 1928-1934.

Admitted to New York bar, 1938. Investment attorney Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. New York City, 1937-1939, 40-45.

Secretary Acacia Mutual Life Insurance Company, Washington, 1939-1940. With law firm Wickes, Riddell, Bloomer, Jacobi & McGuire, New York City, 1945-1951. With Equitable Life Assurance Society United States, New York City, 1951-1971, vice president, associate general solicitor, 1961-1967, vice president, general solicitor, 1967-1969, senior vice president, general counsel, 1969-1971.

Chairman Greater New York City committee Harvard Law School Fund, 1970-1971.


  • Other Work

    • Author: New York Law Relating to Investment of Life Insurance Companies, 1962.


Member American New York State bar associations, Association Bar City New York (Chairman of Commission insurance law 1963-1966), Maritime Law Association United States, American Society International Law Association Life Insurance Counsel, Society Actuaries, American Society Chartered Life Underwriter’s Phi Beta Kappa Associates (secretary, director), American Arbitration Association (director), John Burroughs Memorial Association (director) Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi. Clubs: University (New York City).


Married Lucile Storch, November 16, 1930.

James Daniel Erway

Harriet (Brown) Erway

Lucile Storch