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life insurance company executive

Hugh Carey Hanlin was American life insurance company executive. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1983, Liberty Bell award Chattanooga Bar Association, 1984, Manager of Year award Chattanooga chapter National Office Manager Association, 1986, Arthur Vieth Free Enterprise award, 1984.


Hanlin, Hugh Carey was born on March 16, 1925 in Chattanooga. Son of Hugh Carey and Irene (Thompson) Hanlin.


Student, Emory University, 1942-1944, 46-47;Bachelor, University of Michigan, 1948.


With, Provident Life & Accident Insurance Company, Chattanooga, 1948-1988;executive vice president, Provident Life & Accident Insurance Company, Chattanooga, 1973-1977;president, Provident Life & Accident Insurance Company, Chattanooga, 1977-1987;Chief Executive Officer, Provident Life & Accident Insurance Company, Chattanooga, 1979-1987;chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Provident Life & Accident Insurance Company, Chattanooga, 1988. Chairman American Council Life Insurance, 1988.


Board directors The River City Company, 1986-1994, chairman, 1986, member board directors River Valley Partners, since 1994, Public Education Foundation, since 1988, Chattanooga Opera Association, 1970-1979, president, 1973-1974. Past president Chattanooga-Hamilton County Speech and Hearing Center. Board directors Allied Arts Chattanooga, president, 1982-1984.

Board directors Mocassin Bend council Girl Scouts United States, 1971-1975, Girls Club Chattanooga, 1976-1977, United Way Chattanooga, 1979-1982, 89-92, Chattanooga Area Urban League, 1981-1983, advisory board, since 1984. Trustee University Chattanooga Foundation, 1977-1995, chairman, 1990-1991. Trustee Tennessee Indiana Colleges Fund, 1979-1980, The American College, 1981.

Chairman board trustees Tennessee Aquarium, since 1989. Member Tennessee Council on Economic Education, 1978-1980. Member Cherokee area council Boy Scouts American, 1980-1992, president 1981-1982.

Board visitors Berry College, Rome, Georgia, 1981-1984. Member Tennessee Bicentennial Commission, since 1992. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Fellow Society Actuaries. Member Southeastern Actuaries Club (president 1956-1957), Sertoma Club (National Heritage award 1987), Mountain City Club (board directors 1977-1980, 88-91), Kiwanis (Distinguished Service award 1990), Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Tau Omega.


Married Wilma Jean Deal, June 23, 1951. Children: Timothy Carey, Chris Allan.

Hugh Carey Hanlin

Irene (Thompson) Hanlin

Wilma Jean Deal

Timothy Carey Hanlin

Chris Allan Hanlin