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Gordon Bert Ward

Gordon Bert Ward, American insurance company executive. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945.; Member Arkansas Life Underwriters Association (director) 1948-1968), National Association Life Companies, Arkansas Life Convention; Mason (32 degree, Shriner).

Background

  • Ward, Gordon Bert was born on April 7, 1909 in Pine Forest, Florida, United States. Son of Aulsie A. and Alice (Strickland) Ward.

  • Education

    • Graduate public schools.

    Career

    • With Life of Georgia, Mobile, Alabama and Little Rock, 1933-1957, state manager, 1948-1957. Vice president National Investors Life, Little Rock, 1957-1959. President, Chairman, Board Of Directors Investors Preferred Life, Little Rock, 1959-1968.

      Chairman of the Board Western Preferred Life, Denver, 1962-1974. Chairman National Preferred Life, Great States Life, Royal American Life, American Preferred Life, Great Missouri Life, Tennessee National Life, Ward-Douglass Distributing Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member Arkansas Life Underwriters Association (director) 1948-1968), National Association Life Companies, Arkansas Life Convention. Mason (32 degree, Shriner).

    Clubs: Little Rock.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Nash, June 3, 1933. Children: G. Bert, Sharon Ward Henderson.
    • father: Aulsie A. Ward
    • mother: Alice (Strickland) Ward
    • spouse: Mary Nash
    • children: G. Bert Ward
    • Sharon Ward Henderson Ward
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    Born April 7, 1909
    Died March 26, 1974
    (aged 64)
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