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Finlaison, John (1783–1860), civil servant and government actuary

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Insurance. 2276 words.

Finlaison, John (1783–1860), civil servant and government actuary, was born on 27 August 1783 at Thurso, Caithness, the eldest son of Donald Finlayson (1761–1790), fisherman, who had six...

May, George Ernest, first Baron May (1871–1946), insurance official and government adviser

Oliver M. Westall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 2601 words.

May, George Ernest, first Baron May (1871–1946), insurance official and government adviser, was born on 20 June 1871 at Cheshunt, the younger son of William C. May, grocer and wine...

Watson, Sir Alfred William (1870–1936), actuary and civil servant

John Macnicol.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Insurance. 953 words.

Watson, Sir Alfred William (1870–1936), actuary and civil servant, was born at 11 James Street, Bristol, on 11 March 1870, son of Alfred Reuben Watson (b. 1845), violinist and composer, who...