Torchmark Corporation to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Insurance Conference

By Torchmark Corporation, PRNE
Sunday, February 13, 2011

MCKINNEY, Texas, February 14, 2011 - Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) announced today that its Chief
Executive Officer, Mark McAndrew, and Chief Financial Officer, Gary Coleman,
will present Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at the Bank of America Merrill
Lynch Insurance Conference in New York City. Torchmark's presentation is
scheduled to begin at 3:10 p.m. EST.

                 The presentation will be webcast live at:
      on the Investor Relations page, under "Management Presentations"

Torchmark Corporation is a 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. Torchmark has several nationally recognized insurance
subsidiaries. Globe Life And Accident is a direct-response provider of life
insurance known for its administrative efficiencies. American Income Life
provides individual life insurance to labor union members. Liberty National
, one of the oldest traditional life insurers in the Southeast, is the
largest life insurer in its home state of Alabama. United American is a
consumer-oriented provider of supplemental life and health insurance.

Mike Majors, Vice President, Investor Relations of Torchmark Corporation, +1-972-569-3627, tmkir at

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