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John Thomas Acree

John Thomas Acree, American insurance company executive. Recipient Brotherhood award Louisville and Southern Indiana chapter National Conference Christians and Jews, 1973. Member Kentucky Chamber of Commerce (president 1970-1971), Alpha Phi Omega (honorary).; Mason (33 degree).

Background

  • Acree, John Thomas was born on August 5, 1909 in St. Louis. Son of John and Birdie Murphy (Stewart) Acree.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Oklahoma City U., 1930.

    Career

    • December 1968); children—John Thomas III, Laura Diana (Mistress Community College Hager), Edwin L. Married second, Mary M. Turner, January 24, 1970. With Lincoln Income Life Insurance Company, Louisville, 1923-1979, secretary-treasurer, 1940-1946, executive vice president, 1946-1949, president, 1949-1969, Chairman of the Board, 1962-1979, chief Executive officer, 1969.

      Director Liberty National Bank & Trust Company President Old Kentucky Home council Boy Scouts American, 1957-1960. Chairman region 4, 1969-1972, member of national Executive Board, 1969-1979. Chairman board of trustees Lexington Theological Seminary.

      Trustee American Humanics Foundation, Kentucky Indiana College Foundation. Board directors Goodwill Industries Kentucky, Kosair Crippled Childrens Hospital.

    Membership

    Member Kentucky Chamber of Commerce (president 1970-1971), Alpha Phi Omega (honorary). Mason (33 degree).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Deupree, September 16, 1930 (deceased.; married second, Mary M. Turner, January 24, 1970. Children: John Thomas III, Laura Diana (Mistress Community College Hager), Edwin L.
    • father: John Acree
    • mother: Birdie Murphy (Stewart) Acree
    • spouses: Margaret Deupree
    • Mary M. Turner
    • children: John Thomas III Acree
    • Laura Diana Acree (Mistress Community College Hager)
    • Edwin L. Acree
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    Born August 5, 1909
    Died January 19, 1979
    (aged 69)
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