The Bernard L. Wilner Award was instituted in December of 1946, by Morton Wilner in honor of Bernard, who was an active member in the life insurance and financial advising industry prior to World War II. While beyond draft age, Bernard volunteered to serve his country in the Army, and died during World War II. Individuals chosen to receive this award were selected because of their high standards of professional conduct and service to their community.
H. Cochran Fisher, CLU* 1947 W. Elwood Baker, CLU* 1948 William Montgomery* 1949 Eugene Thore, Esq.* 1950 Joseph A. Marr, CLU* 1951 Charles F. Suter, CLU* 1952 T. Loehl O’Brien, CLU* 1953 Paul H. Primm* 1954 Louis J. Grayson, CLU* 1955 Joseph S. Baldwin* 1956 Vernon W. Holleman, Sr.* 1957 C. Carney Smith, CLU* 1958 J. Hicks Baldwin, CLU* 1959 Thomas R. Buchanan* 1960 Howard W. Kacy* 1961 Chester R. Jones, CLU* 1962 Wayne E. Dorman, CLU, ChFC* 1963 Leopold V. Freuberg* 1964 A. Scott Offutt* 1965 John D. Marsh, CLU* 1966 Frank Ridge, CLU, ChFC* 1967 Robert P. Gatewood, CLU* 1968 Paul E. Gibson* 1969 William J. Haggerty* 1970 George W. Graves, Jr., CLU* 1971 William M. Goldenzweig, CLU* 1972 William E. Spiker, CLU* 1973 Mary E. Fort, CLU, ChFC* 1974 Ralph P. Lutz, CLU* 1975 William R. Tooker, CLU* 1976 Thelma R. Davenport, CLU* 1977 Robert L. Rose, CLU* 1978 Walter F. Sacko* 1979 Lynn W. May, CLU* 1980 Leslie H. Jackson, CLU, ChFC* 1981 Wilbur W. St. Clair, CLU, ChFC 1982 Marvin A. Kobel, CLU* 1983 Carol C. Groom, CLU, ChFC 1984 Vernon W. Holleman, Jr., CLU, ChFC* 1985 William B. Wallace, CLU, ChFC 1986 C. Sherfy Jones, CLU, ChFC 1987 Allen A. Skogebo, CLU, ChFC 1988 Rollins W. Miller, Jr. * 1989 Norman W. Kamerow, CLU, ChFC 1990 Dexter B. Stein, CLU* 1991 Jack E. Bobo, CLLU, FLMI 1992 Quentin C. Aanenson, CLU* 1993 H. James Douds, JD 1994 Allen R. Bruce, CLU, ChFC 1995 Charles E. Lewis, CLU 1996 Robert E. Tucker, CLU, ChFC 1997 Janice Haynes Davis 1998 George M. Dayton, II, CLU, ChFC 1999 Anthony Morris, CLU, LUTCF 2000 Frank R. Dye, CLU, ChFC* 2001 Norman R. Hines, CLU, ChFC 2002 Jeffrey D. Hamblen, CLU, ChFC, MSFS 2003 Kevin P. Conley, CLU, CASL, CLTC, LUTCF 2004 Joseph L. Davis, CLU, ChFC, CFP® 2005 Jay A. Bell, LUTCF, CLTC* 2006 William N. Haraway, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF* 2007 Keith M. Eig, CLU, CLTC 2008
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