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director , Insurance company executive

Bernard Glenn Ille, American insurance company executive, director. Chartered Life Underwriter. Recipient Young President Organization award, 1966, Kappa Alpha Man of Half Century award, University Oklahoma.


Ille, Bernard Glenn was born on February 8, 1927 in Ponca City, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Frank Louis and Marie (Cornwell) Ille.


Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, University Oklahoma, 1950.


Agent, Phoenix Mutual Life, Hartford, Connecticut, 1950-1954;general agent, Farmers and Bankers Life, Wichita, Kansas, 1954-1956;assistant vice president agency, United Founders Life, Oklahoma City, 1956-1958;agent vice president, United Founders Life, Oklahoma City, 1958-1960;executive vice president, director agency, United Founders Life, Oklahoma City, 1960-1966;president, United Founders Life, Oklahoma City, 1966-1988;president, chief Executive officer, United Founders Life, Oklahoma City, 1988-1994;president, Chief Executive Officer, First Life Assurance Company, Oklahoma City, since 1994;president, BML Cons., Oklahoma City, since 1994. Board directors, chairman audit committee, LSB Industries, (New York Stock Exchange). Board directors Oklahoma City, Quail Creek Bank, Oklahoma City.


  • Chartered Life Underwriter.


Organizer Big Brothers, Oklahoma City, 1960. Past president, organizer National Football Foundation, Oklahoma City, 1969. Member Oklahoma Life.

Insurance Guaranty Association (chairman 1984-1994), Oklahoma Association Life Insurance Companies (past president 2 terms), Executive Svc. Corps. Oklahoma (chairman), Quail Creek Golf and Country Club (organizer), Oak Tree Golf and Country Club, Petroleum Club, Professional Golf Association West Country Club (Palm Springs, California), La Quinta Golf and Country Club (Palm Springs), Carmel (California) Valley Golf and Country Club, Palm Beach Golf and Polo Club (West Palm Beach), Kiawah Country Club (Kiawah Island, South Carolina.), Order Knights of Holy Sepulchre.


Married Mary Lou Allen, August 23, 1952. Children: Meredith, Les, Frank.

Frank Louis Ille

Marie (Cornwell) Ille

Mary Lou Allen

Meredith Ille

Les Ille

Frank Ille