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ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951.

Born in Clinton County, Ind., on April 21, 1886, Rainard Benton Robbins was the son of Charles James and Kiturah Belle Snider Robbins. He obtained the degrees of A.B. in 1909 and A.M. in 1910 from Indiana University and the Ph.D. degree in 1914 from Harvard University. He married Sarah Helen Sparks on Aug. 15, 1916, and they had two daughters, Sarah Louise and Rosabel.

From 1909 to 1921 Robbins taught mathematics at Indiana University, Earlham College, Harvard University, Yale University, the University of Michigan, and DePauw University. In succeeding years he was associated with the New York State Insurance Department and the Union Labor Life Insurance Company. Joining the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association in 1931 as secretary and actuary, he later became vice president and consultant. Robbins was an authority on annuity and pension plans and died in Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., on Feb. 11, 1951.

Information from The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography.

  • Retirement Plans for College Faculties. New York, 1934.Search "Retirement Plans for College Faculties" by ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Preliminary Report on the Status of Industrial Pension Plans As Affected by Old Age Benefits Sections of the Social Security Act. … Washington, D.C., 1936.Search "Preliminary Report on the Status of Industrial Pension Plans As
                                        Affected by Old Age Benefits Sections of the Social Security Act.
                                        …" by ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • College Plans for Retirement Income. New York, 1940.Search "College Plans for Retirement Income" by ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Railroad Social Insurance; Favored Treatment Versus Uniform Social Insurance. New York, 1945.Search "Railroad Social Insurance; Favored Treatment Versus Uniform
                                        Social Insurance" by ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Impact of Taxes on Industrial Pension Plans. New York, 1949.Search "Impact of Taxes on Industrial Pension Plans" by ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Pension Planning in the United States. New York, 1952.Search "Pension Planning in the United States" by ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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