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Clarence William Ashcraft

Clarence William Ashcraft, American inancial services executive. Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant. United Steel Workers scholar, 1955; named Kentucky colonel, 1967.


  • Ashcraft, Clarence William was born on March 20, 1938 in Estill, Kentucky, United States. Son of Richard Worth and Pearlie (Tipton) Ashcraft.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Mathematics, Blackburn College, Carlinville, Illinois, 1959. Master of Arts in Business Management, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1966.


    • Process engineer, shift supervisor, personnel and labor. relations manager Anaconda Wire & Cable, Anderson, Indiana, 1963-1967, plant manager Summersville, Kentucky, 1967-1970, Muskegon, Michigan, 1970-1974, Kreuger Metal Products, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1974-1976. General manager Mine Equipment Company, Mount Vernon, Illinois, 1979-1982. Vice president operations General Radiator, 1976-1979, 82-84.

      Principal Ashcraft, Coats & Diel, since 1984. District manager Equitable Life Assurance, Mount Vernon, Illinois, 1988-1989. Owner, president Sluice Box, Inc.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant.


    • Author newspaper articles. Author and presenter educational seminars.


    Fundraiser American Heart Association and American Cancer Society, Mount Vernon, 1990-1995. Board directors Seaway Festival, Muskegon, Michigan, 1970-1974, Good Samaritan Rgional Health Center Hospice, Home Health Care, Mount Vernon, Illinois, since 1996. Member American Society Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant, Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce (president 1988, board directors 1979-1996), Central Baptist Youth Services (board directors since 1993), Masons, Million Dollar Round Table.



    Hiking, rock hunting, canoeing, metal detecting, camping.


    • Married Janet Louise Knowles, February 7, 1960. Children: William Dean, Jon Brian, Kathleen Joy.
    • father: Richard Worth Ashcraft
    • mother: Pearlie (Tipton) Ashcraft
    • spouse: Janet Louise Knowles
    • children: William Dean Ashcraft
    • Jon Brian Ashcraft
    • Kathleen Joy Ashcraft
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    Born March 20, 1938
    • 1959
      Blackburn College
    • 1966
      Ball State University
    • 1963 - 1967
      Process engineer
      Anderson, California, United States
    • 1970 - 1974
      Process engineer
      Muskegon, Michigan, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      Process engineer
      Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1976 - 1979
      vice president, operations General Radiator
    • 1979 - 1982
      general manager, Mine Equipment Company
      Mount Vernon, Washington, United States
    • 1984
      principal Ashcraft
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