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100 years of mortality by Edwin C. Hustead

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Published by Society of Actuaries in Schaumburg, Ill .
Written in English



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  • Mortality -- United States -- History.,
  • Mortality -- United States -- Tables -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 79-86) and index.

Other titlesOne hundred years of mortality.
Statementby Edwin C. Hustead.
LC ClassificationsHB1335 .H87 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 90 p. :
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2204258M
ISBN 100938959123
LC Control Number89026100

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