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A. D. Sappington

insurance company executive.

A. D. Sappington, American insurance company executive. award, 1965; award Mo. Member National Association Indiana Insurers (governor 1964-1979, chairman 1969-1972), Health Institute Institute (past governor).

Background

Sappington, A. D. was born on October 20, 1912 in Columbia, Missouri, United States. Son of Admiral Dot and Lula Margaret (Maupin) Sappington.

Education

Juris Doctor, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1936.

Career

Admitted to Missouri bar, 1936. Practiced law, Columbia, 1936-1945. City attorney, 1936-1945.

General attorney, then general counsel Missouri Farmers Association, 1943-1957. General counsel, then general counsel Vice-President Master of Fine Arts Mutual Insurance Company Group, Columbia, 1946-1964, president, 1964-1979. Past chairman local United Fund, American Red Cross.

Member Missouri Highway Commission, 1954-1963. Member finance committee Rock Bridge State Park. Named Man of Year, Federation Insurance Counsel, 1975, Business Man of Year, Alpha Kappa Psi, 1968.

Recipient Missouri Good Roads award, 1965. Missouri Law Citation of Merit, U. Missouri, 1971. Distinguished Service award Missouri Farmers Association, 1976, U. Missouri Alumni Society, 1976.

Membership

Member National Association Indiana Insurers (governor 1964-1979, chairman 1969-1972), Health Institute Institute (past governor).

Connections

Married Helen Edmiston, September 30, 1936. Children: Judith Ann, Kathern Lee.

father:
Admiral Dot Sappington

mother:
Lula Margaret (Maupin) Sappington

spouse:
Helen Edmiston

children:
Judith Ann Sappington

Kathern Lee Sappington