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life insurance company executive

Ralph Otis Welker, American life insurance company executive. Treasurer Governors Business Council on Arts and Humanities, North Carolina, 1985. Served with United States Navy, 1952-1956; Commander United States Naval Reserve retired; Fellow Life Office Management Association; member Carolinas Cash Management Association (charter).

Background

Welker, Ralph Otis was born on November 27, 1928 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Charles Otis and Blanche Cleo (Sockwell) Welker.

Education

Bachelor in Economics, Guilford College, 1951.

Career

Real estate analyst Pilot Life Insurance Company, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1956-1959, purchasing agent, 1959-1970, assistant treasurer, 1970-1983, Second vice president, 1983, Second vice president, treasurer, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading; woodworking.

Membership

Treasurer Governors Business Council on Arts and Humanities, North Carolina, 1985. Served with United States Navy, 1952-1956. Commander United States Naval Reserve retired.

Fellow Life Office Management Association. Member Carolinas Cash Management Association (charter).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading; woodworking.

Connections

Married Flora Lee Edwards, May 12, 1956. Children– Mark Eugene, Michael Alan.

father:
Charles Otis Welker

mother:
Blanche Cleo (Sockwell) Welker

spouse:
Flora Lee Edwards

child:
Mark Eugene Welker

child:
Michael Alan Welker