Former President of National Board Dead
Henry William Easton, one time president of the Liverpool and London and Globe Insurance Company of New York and a former president of the National Board of Fire Underwriters, died at the Great Northern Hotel, New York city, where he had lived for the past two years.
He was born in England, and in 1878 came to the United States; soon afterwards he became naturalized. For many years he was manager of the New York branch of the English company and then was elected president of the New York corporation. Mr. Easton was also president of the Globe Indemnity Company, and the Factory Insurance Company. For the past ten years he was retired from active business. Two years previous, his wife died. He was a member of several clubs and is the author of a novel published in 1901.