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Insurance executive

J. King Clemons, American insurance executive. Named Businessman of Year for Colorado and United States of America, Phi Beta Lambda, 1986; recipient Distinguished Service award, Young Men’s Christian Association, 1969.


Clemons, J. King was born on January 21, 1936 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Frank M. and Ethel K. Clemons.


Bachelor of Science in Physics, Colorado College, 1958. Master of Science in Statistics, University Iowa, 1966.


Research physicist White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, 1958. Actuarial assistant A.S. Hansen, Inc., Lake Bluff, Illinois, 1966—1967, consultant in training, 1967—1969, subject consultant Milwaukee, 1969—1970, Los Angeles, 1970—1972. President Western Reserve Life Insurance Company, Grand Junction, Colorado, since 1972.

President Colorado Life Convention, 1986. Captain United States Army, 1958-1964.


President Grand Junction Eagles Baseball, 1976—1983. Active active Young Men’s Christian Association Fund Drive, Milwaukee, 1969. Chairman Grand Junction/Mesa County Industrial Development Revenue Bond Committee, since 1981.

Member president's advisory board Mesa College, since 1980. Member Mesa County Revolving Loan Fund Committee, since 1985. Member of North Avenue Trade Association (director 1978-1982), Western Colorado Estate Planning Council, Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce (president 1980), Lions.


Married Ann Douglass, June 2, 1959. Children: Mike, Steve, Karl.

Frank M.

Ethel K. Clemons

Ann Douglass

Mike Clemons

Steve Clemons

Karl Clemons