|Title||Walter Bowerman Actuarial Studies|
|Scope & Content||
Walter Bowerman was an actuarial for the New York Life Insurance Company in New York. He did studies on mortality, cyclical disease, suicides, alcohol, tobacco and longevity between 1930 and 1958. Born in 1893 and died in 1974.
One document box contains 3 envelopes and 3 folders. Envelope 1- Extract from the 9th International Congress of Actuaries, Stockholm (1930). Envelope 2- Centenarians from Transactions of the Actuarial Society of America (1939). Envelope 3- Methods used in disability and double indemnity researches (1939. Folder 4- Personal background, mortality studies, cyclical diseases, sunspots. Folder 5- Cerebrospinal meningitis,acute anterior poliomyelitis, suicides & more (1945-1946). Folder 6- Human mortality, life among sunspots, correspondence with Samuel Robinson physics professor at Amherst College, research in life insurance
|Source||Walter G. Bowerman (deceased)|