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Insurance company executive

William Allen Graves, American insurance company executive. Member of Insurance Accounting and Statistical Association (institutional representative), Society Insurance Accountants, Masons (32 degree).

Background

Graves, William Allen was born on September 26, 1924 in Fort Scott, Kansas, United States. Son of William Albert and Renna Avis (Needels) Graves.

Education

Student, Fort Scott Junior college, 1942—1943. Student higher accounting, La Salle Extension University, 1949.

Career

With Western Insurance Companies (Western Casualty and Surety Company, Western Indemnity Company, Inc.), Fort Scott, Kansas, since 1946, assistant auditor, 1960—1968, assistant treasurer, 1968—1972, controller, assistant treasurer, 1972—1976, treasurer, controller, since 1976, director. Corporal United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946.

Religion

Life is not about things. Life is relationships. Foremost of those relationships is the one we hold with Jesus Christ.

Politics

Christians should commit themselves to pray for personal and national spiritual revival and cultural renewal.

Views

Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

Membership

Member of Insurance Accounting and Statistical Association (institutional representative), Society Insurance Accountants, Masons (32 degree).

Connections

Married Inez Mae Smither, August 10, 1945. Children: Teresa Ann, Tracy Lea, Douglas Dean.

father:
William Albert Graves

mother:
Renna Avis (Needels) Graves

spouse:
Inez Mae Smither

child:
Teresa Ann Graves

child:
Tracy Lea Graves

child:
Douglas Dean Graves