Fonds MS-4-236 - J. Dickson Crawford fonds

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J. Dickson Crawford fonds

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  • 1965-1998 (Creation)

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66 books

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Biographical history

Dick Crawford is an actuary from Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 1982, Dick was appointed president and chief executive officer of Maritime Life. After retirement, he continued as the Chairman of the Board of Maritime Life until 2004. Crawford served as President of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries from 1987-1988. Most recently, he was appointed to the Nova Scotia Pension Review Panel, established by the Nova Scotia provincial government in 2007 and concluded in 2009.

Custodial history

The materials were accumulated by J. Dickson Crawford and donated to Dalhousie University in three donations made between 1995 and 1998.

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This fonds primarily consists of records of various actuarial organizations, including the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, the Society of Actuaries, the Actuarial Society of America, and the American Academy of Actuaries.

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  • English

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All records are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], J. Dickson Crawford fonds, MS-4-236, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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