News Release

Torchmark Corporation to Present at Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts Conference

March 01, 2001

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) announced today that its Chairman C. B. Hudson will make a presentation Monday, March 5, 2001 at the Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts 26th Annual Conference in San Diego, California. Mr. Hudson's presentation is scheduled to begin at 3:10 p.m. PST (6:10 p.m. EST).

Mr. Hudson's presentation will be webcast live at:

Listeners are directed to follow the link to the "26th Annual AIFA Conference." Mr. Hudson's presentation will be part of the 5:15 (EST) session Life Insurance-General. A replay of the webcast will be available until April 5, 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, 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 insurer in its home state of Alabama. American Income Life is nationally recognized for providing supplemental life insurance to labor union members.

SOURCE Torchmark Corporation

Contact: Joyce Lane, Vice President Investor Relations of Torchmark Corporation, 972-569-3627, or fax, 972-569-3696, or

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