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.