Industry Legend ‘Woody’ Woodson Dies At Age 93
Life insurance legend Benjamin N. “Woody” Woodson died on July 17 at age 93.
Woodsons 56-year industry career was marked with notable accomplishments.
A native of Altoona, Kan., he began his life insurance industry career as an agent with Mutual Trust Life in Chicago in 1928.
A Chartered Life Underwriter, Woodson held many leadership positions in various industry associations. He was appointed executive vice president of the National Association of Life Underwriters in 1951. He was also a founder and life trustee of the Life Underwriter Training Council and served on the boards of the Life Insurance Marketing and Research Association and the American Council of Life Insurance, and as president of the Texas Life Insurance Association.