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Simon, Edward L., 1908-

 Person

Biography

"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."--https://cau.academicworks.com/donors/the-edward-l-simon-endowed-scholarship, retrieved July 24, 2019.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Atlanta Life Insurance Company records

 Collection
Identifier: aarl98-016
Overview

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