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Insurance company executive

Walter Law Grace, American insurance company executive. Chartered Life Underwriter. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1947. Fellow Society Actuaries (treasurer 1960-1962, secretary 1962-1965, governor 1965-1968, 70-73, 76-79, 82-85), American Academy Actuaries (director 1974-1977, president-elect 1979, president 1980-1981).

Background

Grace, Walter Law was born on July 4, 1924 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Charles J. and Lucile C. (Walter) Grace.

Education

Student, Johns Hopkins University, 1943. Bachelor of Science, University Michigan, 1948. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1949.

Career

With Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Springfield, 1949-1988, successively assistant group actuary, assistant actuary, associate group actuary, associate actuary, 1951-1962, head pension department, 1960-1966, Second vice president, 1962-1966, Second vice president, actuary, 1966-1974, vice president, actuary, 1974-1984, senior vice president, actuary, from 1984, also board directors. Vice president MML Bay State Life Insurance Company, MML Pension Insurance Company, MML Life Insurance Company. Vice president, trustee MML Series Investment Company.

Vice president, director MML Equity Investment Company, Inc., MML Managed Bond Investment Company, Inc., MML Money Market Investment Company, Inc.

Achievements

  • Chartered Life Underwriter.

Membership

Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1947. Fellow Society Actuaries (treasurer 1960-1962, secretary 1962-1965, governor 1965-1968, 70-73, 76-79, 82-85), American Academy Actuaries (director 1974-1977, president-elect 1979, president 1980-1981).

Connections

Married Janet C. Fletcher, March 3, 1945. Children: John F., Susan W. Grace Holt, Ellen L. Grace Sordillo.

father:
Charles J. Grace

mother:
Lucile C. (Walter) Grace

spouse:
Janet C. Fletcher

child:
John F. Grace

child:
Susan W. Grace Holt Grace

child:
Ellen L. Grace Sordillo Grace