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Gordon Bert Ward

insurance company executive

Gordon Bert Ward, American insurance company executive. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945.; Member Arkansas Life Underwriters Association (director) 1948-1968), National Association Life Companies, Arkansas Life Convention; Mason (32 degree, Shriner).

Background

Ward, Gordon Bert was born on April 7, 1909 in Pine Forest, Florida, United States. Son of Aulsie A. and Alice (Strickland) Ward.

Education

Graduate public schools.

Career

With Life of Georgia, Mobile, Alabama and Little Rock, 1933-1957, state manager, 1948-1957. Vice president National Investors Life, Little Rock, 1957-1959. President, Chairman, Board Of Directors Investors Preferred Life, Little Rock, 1959-1968.

Chairman of the Board Western Preferred Life, Denver, 1962-1974. Chairman National Preferred Life, Great States Life, Royal American Life, American Preferred Life, Great Missouri Life, Tennessee National Life, Ward-Douglass Distributing Company.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member Arkansas Life Underwriters Association (director) 1948-1968), National Association Life Companies, Arkansas Life Convention. Mason (32 degree, Shriner).

Clubs: Little Rock.

Connections

Married Mary Nash, June 3, 1933. Children: G. Bert, Sharon Ward Henderson.

father:
Aulsie A. Ward

mother:
Alice (Strickland) Ward

spouse:
Mary Nash

children:
G. Bert Ward

Sharon Ward Henderson Ward