Torchmark Declares Dividend

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from Torchmark Corporation

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of
 Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:   TMK) has declared a quarterly dividend of
 $.09 per share on all of the outstanding common stock of the Company held of
 record as of the close of business of the Company's transfer agent on
 July 6, 2001.  This dividend will be paid on August 1, 2001.
     Torchmark Corporation is a financial services holding company specializing
 in life and supplemental health insurance for "middle income" Americans
 marketed through multiple distribution channels including direct response, and
 exclusive and independent agencies.  Subsidiary Globe Life and Accident is a
 nationally recognized direct-response provider of life insurance known for its
 administrative efficiencies.  United American has been a nationally recognized
 provider of Medicare supplement health insurance since 1966.  Liberty National
 Life, one of the oldest traditional life insurers in the Southeast, is the
 largest life insurer in its home state of Alabama.  American Income Life is
 nationally recognized for providing supplemental life insurance to labor union
 members.
 
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SOURCE Torchmark Corporation
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of
 Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:   TMK) has declared a quarterly dividend of
 $.09 per share on all of the outstanding common stock of the Company held of
 record as of the close of business of the Company's transfer agent on
 July 6, 2001.  This dividend will be paid on August 1, 2001.
     Torchmark Corporation is a financial services holding company specializing
 in life and supplemental health insurance for "middle income" Americans
 marketed through multiple distribution channels including direct response, and
 exclusive and independent agencies.  Subsidiary Globe Life and Accident is a
 nationally recognized direct-response provider of life insurance known for its
 administrative efficiencies.  United American has been a nationally recognized
 provider of Medicare supplement health insurance since 1966.  Liberty National
 Life, one of the oldest traditional life insurers in the Southeast, is the
 largest life insurer in its home state of Alabama.  American Income Life is
 nationally recognized for providing supplemental life insurance to labor union
 members.
 
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 SOURCE  Torchmark Corporation

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