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Insurance company executive

William Ten Eyck Waste, American insurance company executive. Recipient Presidential citation, Oregon Insurance Agents Association, 1965.


Waste, William Ten Eyck was born on August 10, 1925 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of William Ewing and Elizabeth (Ten Eyck) Waste.


Attended, University California-Berkeley, 1942—1943. Bachelor, University California-Berkeley, 1949.


With Industrial Indemnity Company, various West Coast locations, 1950—1974. Retired, 1974; president, Chief Executive Officer Beaver Insurance Company, San Francisco, from 1975, vice chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 1985—1987. Member Oregon Governor's Industrial Accident Advisory Committee, 1969—1972, Oregon Western Insurance Information Service Board, 1963—1972.

Member governing committee Workers Compensation Rating Bureau. 1st lieutenant Counter Intelligence Corps United States Army, 1944-1947, 1st lieutenant Counter Intelligence Corps United States Army, 1951.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on insurance and travel to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics and Republic of China to professional journals and magazines.


Board directors United Service Organizations, 1973-1982, St. Luke's Hospital, since 1988. Commissioner California State Seismic Commission, since 1987. Chairman advisory board San Francisco Salvation Army, 1977-1978, member national advisory board, treasurer since 1980.

Vice chairman board trustees, chairman investment committee Scripps College, since 1981. Board overseers The Claremont Colleges, since 1981. Vice chairman Kern County Republican Center Committee, 1960-1963.

Senior warden Christ Episcopal Church, Lake Oswego, Oregon, 1968. Chairman finance committee Episcopal Homes Foundation, 1977. Member of Sons of the American Revolution, California Workers Compensation Institute (president 1985-1987), Association California Insurance Companies 1983-1983, (board directors), Claremont Country Club, The California Club, Pacific Union Club, Boehmian Club, St. Francis Yacht Club, K.T., Masons, Kiwanis (president San Francisco club 1979-1980), Sigma Phi.


Married Laura Maria Piccirillo, August 6, 1949. Children: William Harrison, Ann Elizabeth Woodbridge, Carlin McCarthy, Mary Lou, Katherine Margaret Munson.

William Ewing Waste

Elizabeth (Ten Eyck) Waste

Laura Maria Piccirillo

William Harrison Waste

Ann Elizabeth Woodbridge Waste

Carlin McCarthy Waste

Mary Lou Waste

Katherine Margaret Munson Waste