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Thomas Mcchesney Torrey

insurance company executive.

Thomas Mcchesney Torrey, American insurance company executive. member mgmt.

Background

Torrey, Thomas Mcchesney was born on April 4, 1911 in New York City. Son of Owen Cates and Gertrude (McChesney) Torrey.

Education

Graduate Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts, 1929. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1933.

Career

With Insurance Company North America, New York City, 1933-1980, manager New York office, 1952-1958, resident vice president, 1958-1972. President American Institute Marine Underwriters, 1962-1964, director, 1957-1968. President Board Underwriters New York, 1962-1964, director, 1957-1958.

1st vice president Association Marine Underwriters United States, 1964-1966. Director National Cargo Bureau, Inc., 1958-1972, treasurer, 1965-1967, president, 1967-1969. Vice chairman of the executive committee International Union Marine Insurance, 1966-1970.

Director Maritime Association Port New York, 1964-1980, also treasurer. Chairman coms. marine fire protection and marine field service National Fire Protection Association, 1958-1972. Member management committee American Bureau Shipping, 1970-1972.

Trustee, 2d vice president Leopold Schepp Foundation, 1964-1972. Board of Governors India House, 1969-1980. Home: Jamestown, R.I.

Membership

Member mgmt.

Connections

Married Betty Brawley, June 19, 1937. Children: Hope (Mistress.

father:
Owen Cates Torrey

mother:
Gertrude (McChesney) Torrey

spouse:
Betty Brawley

child:
Hope (Mrs Torrey