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Insurance company executive

Arthur Watts Clark, American insurance company executive. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star.


Clark, Arthur Watts was born on November 28, 1922 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Irving Marshall and Nell (Watts) Clark.


Bachelor of Arts North Carolina, 1943. Master of Arts, University California, 1948.


With, Home Security Life Insurance Company, Durham, North Carolina, 1948-1950, 52-85;president, Home Security Life Insurance Company, 1967-1975;chairman, chief Executive officer, Home Security Life Insurance Company, 1975-1985;also director, Home Security Life Insurance Companychairman, chief Executive officer, Peoples Life Insurance Company of Washington, District of Columbia, 1983-1985;chairman, president, chief Executive officer, Peoples Security Life Insurance Company, 1985-1986;Chairman of the Board, Peoples Security Life Insurance Company, 1986-1988. Member Reserve Forces Policy Board, Office Secretary Defense, 1975-1978.


Treasurer Research Triangle Regional Planning Commission, 1959-1963. Member North Carolina Health Insurance Advisory Board, 1966-1970. Chairman board directors North Carolina Central University Foundation, Zoological Council, 1994-1996, chairman, 1996-2002.

Vice-chairman board directors North Carolina Medical Foundation. Chairman Greater Triangle Community Foundation, 1992-1994, The Explorer's Club, since 1999. With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, United States Air Force, 1952, major general United States Air Force, retired.

Member American Life Convention (director 1972), American Life Insurance Association (director 1973-1975), Life Office Management Association (director 1973-1976), American Council Life Insurance (director 1976), Life Insurers Conference (executive committee 1972-1975, 1983-1986), Association North Carolina Life Insurance Companies (chairman 1986-1987), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.


Married Mary Dick Cannon, November 21, 1942. Children: Arthur Watts, Claiborne Marshall, Johnston Jewell.

Irving Marshall Clark

Nell (Watts) Clark

Mary Dick Cannon

Arthur Watts Clark

Claiborne Marshall Clark

Johnston Jewell Clark