NU Online News Service, Feb. 17, 2005, 3:37 p.m. EST
A 100-year-old Midwestern life insurer is getting its new leader from a family that has been running the company for most of the past 91 years.[@@]
The board of the insurer, Kansas City Life Insurance Company, has elected R. Philip Bixby chairman.
Phil Bixby succeeds his uncle, Joseph Bixby, who served as chairman for more than 30 years and died in November 2004.