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Byron K. Elliott Hall Dedication scrapbook

Identifier: A096


Born in Indiana in 1899, Byron K. Elliott was a member of the Northeastern University Corporation from 1954 to 1996 and Board of Trustees from 1955 to 1972. In 1959, he became Chair of the Corporation and the Board of Trustees, and served as such until 1971. In 1963, Elliott also co-developed the Graduate School of Actuarial Science at Northeastern University with Harold A. Garabedian and Asa S. Knowles. Byron K. Elliott earned a Bachelor's degree from Indiana University in 1920 and a law degree from Harvard University in 1923. He served as a Judge of the Superior Court in Indianapolis before joining John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company in 1934 from which he retired in 1970. He began as general counsel and a vice president, served as president 1957 to 1965, and chaired the Board of Directors from 1961 through 1969. In 1996, Elliott died in his Massachusetts home at the age of 97.


  • Creation: 1972


Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the University Archivist.


0.50 cubic feet (1 container)



System of Arrangement:

Arranged in one alphabetical sequence.

Physical Location


Finding aid for the Byron K. Elliott Hall Dedication Scrapbook
Finding aid prepared by Marietta Carr
November 20, 2007
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Snell Library
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02115 US