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Lawyer , Insurance company executive

Ronald Kay Richey, American insurance company executive, lawyer. Bar: Kansas 1951, Illinois 1958, Oklahoma 1965.

Background

Richey, Ronald Kay was born on June 16, 1926 in Erie, Kansas, United States. Son of Earle Jacob and Mary Wintress (Oakleaf) Richey.

Education

Bachelor, Washburn University, 1949. Bachelor of Laws, Washburn University, 1951.

Career

Vice president, Central Plains Insurance Group, Hutchinson, Kansas, 1955-1957;legislation manager, American Mutual Insurance Alliance, Chicago, 1957-1964;executive vice president, Globe Life and Accident Insurance Company, Oklahoma City, 1964-1978;Chairman of the Board, Globe Life and Accident Insurance Company, Oklahoma City, since 1978;chief Executive officer, Globe Life and Accident Insurance Company, Oklahoma City, 1978-1982;president, Torchmark Corporation, Birmingham, Alabama, 1982-1985;president, chief operating officer, Torchmark Corporation, Birmingham, Alabama, 1985-1986;Chairman of the Board, chief operating officer, Torchmark Corporation, Birmingham, Alabama, since 1986;also board directors, Torchmark Corporation, Birmingham, Alabama. Board directors Liberty National Life Insurance Company, Birmingham, United American Institute Company, Dallas. Chairman of the Board VESTA Insurance Group, Inc., Birmingham, United Groupof Funds, TMK/United Funds, Inc., Waddell & Reed Funds, Inc., Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kansas 1951, Illinois 1958, Oklahoma 1965.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1944-1946. Member American Bar Association, American Council Life Insurance Association (board directors), Oklahoma Bar Association, Health Insurance Association American, Oklahoma City Chamber of Chamber (board directors), Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club, Old Overton Club (Vestavia Hills, Alabama), Rancho La Quinta Country Club (California). Clubs: Quail Creek Golf and Country (Oklahoma City).

Oaktree Golf and Country (Edmond, Oklahoma). Shoal Creek Golf and Country (Birmingham).

Connections

Married Florence E. Kane, November 24, 1949. Children: Linda, Robert, Chris.

father:
Earle Jacob Richey

mother:
Mary Wintress (Oakleaf) Richey

spouse:
Florence E. Kane

child:
Linda Richey

child:
Robert Richey

child:
Chris Richey