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Teece, Richard, son of the late William Teece and Catherine his wife, was born in the Bay of Islands, N.Z., on April 29th, 1847, and went with his family to New South Wales in 1852. Having gained a high reputation in connection with actuarial and assurance business, Mr. Teece was appointed general manager and actuary of the Australian Mutual Provident Society, a position of high responsibility, which he still holds. He has been President of the Free Trade and Liberal Association of New South Wales and President of the Australian Economic Association. He is also a Fellow and member of the senate of the University of Sydney, President of the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Great Britain and Ireland, member of the American Society of Actuaries, member of the British Economic Association, President of Section F at the meeting of the Australasian Association held in Hobart in Jan. 1892. Mr. Teece married in Sydney on Feb. 12th, 1876, Miss Helena Palmer.