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date: 14 October 2019

Milne, Joshualocked

  • W. A. S. Hewins
  • , revised by Robert Brown


Milne, Joshua (1776–1851), actuary, is of unknown parentage and origins. He received an education grounded in mathematics and languages, before being appointed the first actuary of the newly established Sun Life Assurance Society on 15 June 1810. The background to Milne's appointment was the decision 'that the ...

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