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Simon, Edward L., 1908-



"Mr. Simon was born in Memphis,Tennessee on July 4, 1908. He attended high school at LeMayne Institute and College at Atlanta University, graduating from Clark College in 1933 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Mr. Simon was an All American football lineman at both Atlanta University and Clark College. He supported both schools as a member of the Board of Trustees and was Acting chairman of the Board at Clark College form 1968 to 1984.

He joined Atlanta Life Insurance Co., in 1934 as a special salesman and served in a number of positions. He retired in 1977 and was elected Chairman of the Board in 1984.

He and his wife, Jewel, had two children – Edward L. Simon, Jr. and Margaret Jewel Sumerover."--, retrieved July 24, 2019.

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Atlanta Life Insurance Company records

Identifier: aarl98-016

Records of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company from 1894-1994, 2000 which primarily document the operation of the company, and to a lesser extent, the role it played in Atlanta's African-American community. The record include officer's files; financial records; insurance policies and claims; Atlanta Life publications and printed material; non Atlanta Life publications and printed material; and architectural drawings, calendars, certificates and diplomas.

Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1945-1985; Bulk, 1945-1985 1894-1994 2000 1945-1985