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FORM 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
  MITCHELL ROBERT BRIAN
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
04/24/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
TORCHMARK CORP [TMK]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
UNITED AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, 3700 SOUTH STONEBRIDGE DRIVE
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
EVP and General Counsel
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

MCKINNEY, TX 75070
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock 1,500
D
 
Common Stock 2,850
I
Thrift 401(K) Plan Trust

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 12/12/2009 12/12/2013 Common Stock 45,000 $42.4667 D  
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 01/19/2010 01/19/2014 Common Stock 4,500 $43.06 D  
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 02/26/2011 02/26/2015 Common Stock 15,000 $41.7867 D  
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 02/26/2012 02/26/2016 Common Stock 7,500 $15.6667 D  
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy)   (1) 02/25/2017 Common Stock 15,000 $30.8734 D  
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy)   (2) 04/28/2018 Common Stock 16,500 $44.3867 D  
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy)   (3) 01/23/2019 Common Stock 15,000 $45.49 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
MITCHELL ROBERT BRIAN
UNITED AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY
3700 SOUTH STONEBRIDGE DRIVE
MCKINNEY, TX 75070
      EVP and General Counsel  

Signatures

Robert Brian Mitchell /s/Carol A. Mccoy, Attorney-in-fact 04/27/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) First exercisable as to 50% of shares on and after 2/25/2012 and as to remaining 50% of shares on and after 2/25/2013.
(2) First exercisable as to 50% of shares on and after 4/28/2013 and as to remaining 50% of shares on and after 4/28/2014.
(3) First exercisable as to 50% of shares on and after 1/23/2014 and as to remaining 50% of shares on and after 1/23/2015.

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