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Inancial services executive

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.


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, Anaconda Wire & Cable, Summersville, Kentucky, 1967-1970; plant manager, Anaconda Wire & Cable, Muskegon, Michigan, 1970-1974; plant manager, Kreuger Metal Products, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1974-1976; general manager, Mine Equipment Company, Mount Vernon, Illinois, 1979-1982; vice president operations, General Radiator, Mount Vernon, 1976-1979, 82-84; principal, Ashcraft, Coats & Diel, Mount Vernon, since 1984. District manager Equitable Life Assurance, Mount Vernon, Illinois, 1988-1989. Owner, president Sluice Box, Inc.


  • Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant.


  • Other Work

    • 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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, rock hunting, canoeing, metal detecting, camping.


Married Janet Louise Knowles, February 7, 1960. Children: William Dean, Jon Brian, Kathleen Joy.

Richard Worth Ashcraft

Pearlie (Tipton) Ashcraft

Janet Louise Knowles

Jon Brian Ashcraft

William Dean Ashcraft

Kathleen Joy Ashcraft