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Archie Reece Dykes

Archie Reece Dykes, American finance company executive. Named Outstanding Alumnus, E. Tennessee State University, 1970; Ford Foundation fellow, 1957-1959, American Council Education Postdoctoral fellow, University Illinois, 1966-1967.

Background

  • Dykes, Archie Reece was born on January 20, 1931 in Rogersville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Claude Reed and Rose (Quillen) Dykes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science cum laude, East Tennessee State University, 1952. Master of Arts, East Tennessee State University, 1956. Doctor of Education, University Tennessee, 1959.

    Career

    • Principal, Church Hill (Tennessee) High School, 1955-1958. Superintendent Greeneville (Tennessee) Schools, 1959-1962. Professor education, director Center Advanced Graduate Study Education University Tennessee, 1962-1966, chancellor Martin, 1967-1971, Knoxville, 1971-1973, University Kansas, 1973-1980.

      Chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer Security Benefit Group of Companies, Topeka, 1980-1988. Chairman Capital City Holdings Inc., since 1988. Chairman board, Chief Executive Officer, Fleming Companies, Inc., Dallas.

      Chairman board directors Pepsi Americans, Inc. Board directors Raytech Corporation, Midas, Inc., Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. Trustee Keene Industries Trust, New York City, Kansas University Endowment Association, Raytech Corporation Trust, New York City, United States Mineral Corporation Asbestos Trust.

    Works

    • Author: School Board and Superintendent, 1965, Faculty Participation in Academic Decision Making, 1968.

    Membership

    Vice chairman Commission Operation United States Senate, 1975—1976. Member National Advisory Council Education Professions Development, 1975—1976. Trustee Truman Library.

    Institute, 1973—1980, Nelson Art Gallery, 1973—1980, Menninger Foundation, 1982—1988, Dole Foundation, William Allen White Foundation. Member board regents State of Kansas, 1982—1986. Member advisory commission United States Army Command and General Staff College, 1974—1979, chairman, 1978—1979.

    Chairman board trustees University Middle-American, 1978—1979. Member consultative board regents University Qatar, 1979—1980. Member of Kansas Association Commerce and Industry (board directors 1975-1982), National Association State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (council president 1971-1980), American Council Life Insurance (board directors 1981-1986), Tennessee College Association (president 1969-1970), Newcomen Society North America, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Jane Haun, May 29, 1953. Children: John Reece, Thomas Mack.
    • father: Claude Reed Dykes
    • mother: Rose (Quillen) Dykes
    • spouse: Nancy Jane Haun
    • children: John Reece Dykes
    • Thomas Mack Dykes
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    Nationality
    • 1952
      East Tennessee State University
    • 1956
      East Tennessee State University
    • 1959
      University Tennessee
    • 1955 - 1958
      Principal
    • 1959 - 1962
      superintendent Greeneville (Tennessee) Schools
    • 1962 - 1966
      professor, Center Advanced Graduate Study Education University Tennessee
    • 1962 - 1966
      director, Center Advanced Graduate Study Education University Tennessee
    • 1967 - 1971
      professor, Center Advanced Graduate Study Education University Tennessee
    • 1967 - 1971
      director, Center Advanced Graduate Study Education University Tennessee
    • 1971 - 1973
      professor, Center Advanced Graduate Study Education University Tennessee
      Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      director, Center Advanced Graduate Study Education University Tennessee
      Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1973 - 1980
      professor, Center Advanced Graduate Study Education University Tennessee
    • 1973 - 1980
      director, Center Advanced Graduate Study Education University Tennessee
    • 1980 - 1988
      chairman, Security Benefit Group Companies
      Topeka, Kansas, United States
    • 1980 - 1988
      president, Security Benefit Group Companies
      Topeka, Kansas, United States
    • 1980 - 1988
      Chief Executive Officer, Security Benefit Group Companies
      Topeka, Kansas, United States
    • 1988
      chairman, Capital City Holdings Incorporated
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