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Winfield Wardwell Greene

insurance executive.

Winfield Wardwell Greene, American insurance executive. Fellow Casualty Actuarial Society (charter; Club: Drug and Chemical.


Greene, Winfield Wardwell was born on May 22, 1887 in Surry, Maine, United States. Son of Winfield Scott and Harriet Sands (Wardwell) Greene.


Bachelor of Philosophy, Brown U., 1910.


1 son, Winfield Kurt. Married second, Grace Judith Lau, September 21, 1929. Children—Thomas Alan, Barbara Mary.

Connected with insurance business, holding various positions, 1910-1913. Assistant examiner New York State Insurance Department, 1913-1914. Assistant actuary New York Workmen’s Compensation Commission, 1914-1915.

Manager State Compensation Insurance Fund of Colorado, 1915-1917. Manager, Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau of New Jersey, 1917-1921. Underwriter Employers Mutual Insurance Company of New York, 1921-1922.

Consultant actuary, 1922-1923. Actuary National Council on Compensation Insurance, 1923-1925. With General Reinsurance Corporation, 1925-1953, comptroller, secretary Vice-President to 1945, executive vice president, 1945-1952, vice president 1952-1953.

President W. W. Greene, Inc., rein-insurance consultants, intermediaries, New York City, since 1953.


  • Contributor to proceedings societies and insurance journals Author of several original applications of mathematics to practical problems of insurance.


Fellow Casualty Actuarial Society (charter. Club: Drug and Chemical.


Married Antonia Mauruschat, 1913.; married second, Grace Judith Lau, September 21, 1929. Children: Thomas Alan, Barbara Mary.

Winfield Scott Greene

Harriet Sands (Wardwell) Greene

Antonia Mauruschat

Grace Judith Lau

Thomas Alan Greene

Barbara Mary Greene