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Insurance executive

Francis Moffett Hipp, American Insurance executive. Recipient Businessman of Year award South Carolina. Chamber of Commerce, 1980, Order of the Palmetto Governor of South Carolina., 1985, 94; named to South Carolina. Business Hall of Fame, 1985.

Background

Hipp, Francis Moffett was born on March 3, 1911 in Newberry, South Carolina, United States. Son of William Frank and Eunice Jane (Halfacre) Hipp.

Education

Student, The Citadel, 1931. AB, Furman University, 1933. Doctor of Laws, Furman University, 1968.

Doctor of Laws, University South Carolina, 1964. Doctor of Laws, The Citadel, 1968. Doctor of Laws, Clemson University, 1980.

Doctor of Laws, Benedict College, 1983. Doctor of Laws, Newberry College, 1985. LL.D, Wofford College, 1994.

Career

With, Liberty Life Insurance Company, 1933-1995;assistant treasurer, Liberty Life Insurance Company, 1936-1941;vice president, Liberty Life Insurance Company, 1942;president, Chairman of the Board, Liberty Life Insurance Company, 1943-1995;Chairman of the Board, Liberty Corporation, 1977-1995;president, Chairman of the Board, Liberty Corporation, Greenville, South Carolina., 1976-1977. Chairman of the executive committee, director Cosmos Broadcasting Corporation, Greenville. Director emeritus South Carolina.

National Corporation, Columbia, Scana Corporation, Columbia. Member South Carolina. Development Board, 1955-1995, chairman, 1959-1963.

State vice president American Life Convention, 1947-1957, member Executive Committee, 1957-1963. Member Executive Committee Life Insurors Conference, 1961-1964.

Membership

Trustee South Carolina Foundation Indiana Colleges, The Citadel Development Foundation. Member Business Partnership Foundation of University South Carolina, Palmetto Business Forum. Member Newcomen Society, Kappa Alpha, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Clubs: Greenville Country, Poinsett, Green Valley Country, Commerce (Greenville, South Carolina), Augusta (Georgia), National Golf.

Connections

Married Mary M. Looper, November 10, 1935 (deceased 1962). Children: Mary Elizabeth (deceased), William, John, Mary Jane. Married Shirley A. Mattoon, May 11, 1964.

father:
William Frank Hipp

mother:
Eunice Jane (Halfacre) Hipp

spouse:
Mary M. Looper

spouse:
Shirley A. Mattoon

child:
Mary Elizabeth Hipp (deceased)

child:
William Hipp

child:
John Hipp

child:
Mary Jane Hipp