Power of Attorney

POWER OF ATTORNEY


Exhibit 24







KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

That the undersigned Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                        
 
 
/s/ Charles E. Adair
 
 
 
Charles E. Adair, Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 





Exhibit 24





KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

That the undersigned Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                        
 
 
/s/ Linda L. Addison
 
 
 
Linda L. Addison, Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 





Exhibit 24





KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

That the undersigned Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                        
 
 
/s/ Marilyn A. Alexander
 
 
 
Marilyn A. Alexander, Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 





Exhibit 24





KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

That the undersigned Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                        
 
 
/s/ Cheryl D. Alston
 
 
 
Cheryl D. Alston, Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
        




Exhibit 24






KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

That the undersigned Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
    
 
 
/s/ David L. Boren
 
 
 
David L. Boren, Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
        




Exhibit 24


POWER OF ATTORNEY



KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

That the undersigned Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for her and in her name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms her signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below her name.
 
                        
 
 
 /s/ Jane M. Buchan
 
 
 
Jane M. Buchan, Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
    




Exhibit 24



POWER OF ATTORNEY



KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

That the undersigned Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                            
 
 
/s/ Robert W. Ingram
 
 
 
Robert W. Ingram, Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 






Exhibit 24


POWER OF ATTORNEY


 
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:
 
That the undersigned Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                        
 
 
 /s/ Steven P. Johnson
 
 
 
Steven P. Johnson, Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 

    

        




Exhibit 24


    
POWER OF ATTORNEY


 
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:
 
That the undersigned Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                        
 
 
/s/ Darren M. Rebelez
 
 
 
Darren M. Rebelez, Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
        




Exhibit 24


POWER OF ATTORNEY
 


KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:
 
That the undersigned Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacities indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                            
 
 
/s/ Lamar C. Smith
 
 
 
Lamar C. Smith, Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
    




Exhibit 24


POWER OF ATTORNEY



KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

That the undersigned Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                        
 
 
/s/ Mary E. Thigpen
 
 
 
Mary E. Thigpen, Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 





Exhibit 24



POWER OF ATTORNEY
 


KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:
 
That the undersigned Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                         
 
 
/s/ Paul J. Zucconi
 
 
 
Paul J. Zucconi, Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
    




Exhibit 24



POWER OF ATTORNEY
 


KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:
 
That the undersigned Officer and Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                                
    
 
 
/s/ Gary L. Coleman
 
 
 
Gary L. Coleman
 
 
Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Director
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 





Exhibit 24


POWER OF ATTORNEY
 


KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:
 
That the undersigned Officer of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                        


 
 
/s/ Frank M. Svoboda
 
 
 
Executive Vice President and
 
 
 
Chief Financial Officer
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 

        




Exhibit 24



POWER OF ATTORNEY
 


KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:

That the undersigned Officer and Director of Torchmark Corporation does hereby constitute and appoint Frank M. Svoboda, R. Brian Mitchell and Carol A. McCoy, and each of them severally, his lawful attorneys and agents, for him and in his name and in the capacity indicated below, with full power and authority to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents determine may be necessary, advisable, or required to enable the said Corporation to comply with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and any rules, regulations, or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Form 10‑K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the powers granted include the power and authority to execute and file the Form 10-K, any and all amendments to the Form 10‑K and any and all instruments or documents submitted as a part of or in conjunction with the Form 10‑K. The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms his signature as it may be signed by said attorneys and all that said attorneys and agents shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney as of the date indicated below his name.
 
                        
 
 
/s/ Larry M. Hutchison
 
 
 
Larry M. Hutchison,
 
 
 
Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Director
 
 
 
Date: February 28, 2019