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Financial executive

Charles Allen Culp, American financial executive. Chartered Life Underwriter.


Culp, Charles Allen was born on October 23, 1930 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of William Newton and Winifred Evelyn (Orr) Culp.


Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Samford University, Birmingham, 1969.


With, Southern Life & Health Insurance Company, 1950-1952, 54-72;vice-president, director, Southern Life & Health Insurance Company, 1965-1972;senior vice-president, director, Investors Fidelity Insurance Company, Birmingham, 1972-1974;director agys., Gulf Life Insurance Company, Jacksonville, Florida, 1975-1976;president, Gulf Life Insurance Company, Jacksonville, Florida, 1980-1985;also board directors, Gulf Life Insurance Company, Jacksonville, Floridaexecutive vice president, then president, Interstate Life Insurance Company, Chattanooga, 1976-1980;also board directors, Interstate Life Insurance Company, Chattanooga, 1976-1980;president, Interstate Fire Insurance Company, 1976-1985;director, Interstate Fire Insurance Company, 1976-1985;chairman, Culp Investment Group, since 1985. Board directors REDC Company, Invesco Company, Gulf United Corporation, Equitable Life Insurance Company Virginia, Utility Tool Company, Finance Computer Superior vena cava syndrome, Life Care Inc., French Country Stores de Provence. Member Executive Committee Life Insurers Conference.


  • Chartered Life Underwriter.


Area chairman March of Dimes, Birmingham, 1961. Chairman Southside Young Men’s Christian Association, 1959-1960. Board directors Valley Theatre, 1960, Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association, 1965-1972, United Fund Greater Chattanooga, 1979-1980.

Served to First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1954. Fellow Life Office Management Association, Life Management Institute. Member American Society CLUs, Sawgrass Club, Mountain Brook Club, Ponte Vedra Club, Cedar Creek Racquet Club, Phi Eta Sigma, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.


Married Elsie Gayle Trechsel Hall, October 7, 1960. Children: Charles Allen, Stephen Andrew. Stepchildren: John C., Edward P., David G.

William Newton Culp

Winifred Evelyn (Orr) Culp

Elsie Gayle Trechsel Hall

Charles Allen Culp

Stephen Andrew Culp

John C. Culp

Edward P. Culp

David G. Culp