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Insurance company executive

Herbert Louis Parks, American insurance company executive. Captain United States Air Force, 1951-1955, Korea. Member National Association Indiana Insurors (director since 1991), Jacksonville Chamber (Committee of 100 since 1985), Timuquana Country Club, Rotary, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Parks, Herbert Louis was born on June 4, 1925 in Pittsburgh. Son of Lynn Marion and Olive Ester (Hieber) Parks.

Education

Student, University Tennessee, 1948-1950.

Career

Assistant underwriter, Firemans Fund, Atlanta, 1947;underwriter, Southern Fire & Casualty, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1948-1950;state agent, Southern Fire & Casualty, Montgomery, Alabama, 1955-1957;president, First of Georgia Insurance, Augusta, 1964-1969;president, Peninsular Fire Insurance, Jacksonville, Florida, 1970-1979;executive vice president, Voyager Group, Inc., Jacksonville, 1980-1981;president, Indiana Fire Insurance, Jacksonville, 1982-1991;chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Indiana Fire Insurance, Jacksonville, since 1987.

Religion

The relationship with God in Covenant is like a marriage between human beings – both as a community and as individuals – on the one side and God in Christ on the other.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.

Membership

Captain United States Air Force, 1951-1955, Korea. Member National Association Indiana Insurors (director since 1991), Jacksonville Chamber (Committee of 100 since 1985), Timuquana Country Club, Rotary, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, woodworking, fishing.

Connections

Married Betty Jo Owens, January 15, 1954. Children: Josephine Patricia, Herbert Louis Junior.

father:
Lynn Marion Parks

mother:
Olive Ester (Hieber) Parks

spouse:
Betty Jo Owens

child:
Josephine Patricia Parks

child:
Herbert Louis Junior Parks