Elena Diaz-Verson Amos

Elena Diaz-Verson Amos poses with her husband, Aflac cofounder John Amos, in the 1980s. Born in Havana, Cuba, Amos studied as an exchange student at the University of Miami in Florida and remained active in Cuban advocacy and humanitarian causes throughout her life. In 1955 she and her husband moved to Columbus, where she became active in a variety of philanthropic causes.

Courtesy of Aflac

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries