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William Adger Law

insurance , banker

William Adger Law, American insurance, banker.

Background

Law, William Adger was born on December 26, 1864 in Hartsville, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Hart and Anna Elizabeth (Adger) Law.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wofford College, 1881.

Career

President Spartanburg Savings Bank, 1891-1903, Central National Bank, Spartanburg, 1893-1903. Assistant cashier, cashier, vice president, later president Merchants’ National Bank, Philadelphia, 1903-1910. 1st vice president, 1910-1915, president 1915-1922, Chairman of the Board, 1922-1923, First National Bank, Philadelphia.

President Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, since 1922. Director First National Bank (Philadelphia), Fire Association (Philadelphia), Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company, Philadelphia Electric Company, Reading Company Manager Saving Fund Society of Germantown and Its Vicinity. Trustee Graduate Hospital President American Bankers Association, 1914-1915.

Connections

Married Lucy Lathrop Goode, December 4, 1889. Children: Margaret Lathrop, Mistress.

father:
Thomas Hart Law

mother:
Anna Elizabeth (Adger) Law

spouse:
Lucy Lathrop Goode

children:
Margaret Lathrop Law

Mrs Law