News Release

Torchmark Announces Its Fourth Quarter and Year End Results Conference Call on the Web

February 06, 2002

In conjunction with Torchmark Corporation's (NYSE: TMK) Fourth Quarter and Year End Earnings Release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on February 7, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern.

What: Torchmark Corporation 2001 Earnings Release Conference Call

When: February 7, 2002 @ 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time

Where: (on the investor relations page) or

How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at one of the addresses above

Contact: Joyce L. Lane, 972/569-3627,

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 supplemental health insurance since 1966. Liberty National Life, one of the oldest traditional life insurers in the Southeast, is the largest life insurance company in its home state of Alabama. American Income Life is nationally recognized for providing supplemental life insurance to labor union members.

(Minimum Requirements to listen to broadcast: The Windows Media Player software, downloadable free from and at least a 28.8Kbps connection to the Internet. If you experience problems listening to the broadcast, send an email to

SOURCE Torchmark Corporation

CONTACT: Joyce L. Lane of Torchmark Corporation, +1-972-569-3627, or

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