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Insurance company executive

Robert J. Lankford, American insurance company executive. Chartered Life Underwriter. Recipient Vanguard award, New England Life, 1975.

Background

Lankford, Robert J. was born on April 18, 1929 in Edwardsville, Illinois, United States. Son of James M. and Wilma I. Lankford.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Southern Methodist University, 1950. Certified in estate planning, American College Life Underwriters, 1966. Postgraduate certified in accounting and business evaluation, American College Life Underwriters, 1977.

Certified in advanced pension planning, American College Life Underwriters, 1978. Certified in business tax planning, American College Life Underwriters, 1979. Certified in employee benefit planning, American College Life Underwriters, 1980.

Certified in legal environmental of business, American College Life Underwriters, 1981.

Career

Sales representative Haughton Public Company, Dallas, 1950. Agent New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1950. Instructor personal finance Bishop College, 1970—1971.

Member special task force committee investigating problems in sale of insurance in Texas, 1976—1977. Owner Business & Estate Analysts.

Achievements

  • Chartered Life Underwriter.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to The Pilots Log, Flitcraft Magazine, 1966.

Membership

Chairman Dallas County Blood Security Program, 1968. Board directors Southern Methodist University, Young Men’s Christian Association, 1956—1966, Downtown Branch Young Men’s Christian Association, 1958—1960. Member of New England Life's Hall of Fame, New England Life's Leaders Association, Dallas Estate Planning Council (governor 1966-1968, 1979-1981), Dallas Association Life Underwriters (director 1968-1976), National Association Life Underwriters and CLU's, Million Dollar Round Table (life), Willow Bend Polo and Hunt Club.

Connections

Married LaVern Olney, December 29, 1959. Children: Bruce, Craig, Leigh, Stuart.

father:
James M.

mother:
Wilma I. Lankford

spouse:
LaVern Olney

child:
Bruce Lankford

child:
Craig Lankford

child:
Leigh Lankford

child:
Stuart Lankford