Obituaries - NY - 1915 - Edward Bunnell Phelps

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Obituaries - NY - 1915 - Edward Bunnell Phelps

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Phelps, Edward Bunnell, died July 24, 1915, at his home, 500 West 122nd Street, in his 53rd years.

Mr. Phelps was born in New Haven, Connecticut, July 26, 1863, son of Alfred William and Mary Ann (Bunnell) Phelps, and married Miss Blanche Louise Lewis Dey, of New York City, on April 12, 1897

He graduated from Yale University in the class of '85, with the degree of A. B., later, in 1902, M. A.

Thrift, a monthly insurance journal, was founded by him in 1894, and later its name was changed to the American Underwriter Magazine and Insurance Review. He wrote a number of books on insurance topics and was a frequent contributor to the magazines and technical publications.

Mr. Phelps was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, the American Sociological Society, the American Economic Association, the American Academy of Political and Social Science, the American Statisyical Association, the yale Club, and Ivanhoe Lodge, No. 610, F. & A. M., and a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society of London.

His widow and stepson survive him.

    Source: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. XLVII, 1916