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Second annual meeting of the American Life Underwriter's Convention meets in New York City

New York City, 1850s, detail
05/23/1860 to 05/24/1860
The second annual meeting of the American Life Underwriter's Convention met in New York with more than a dozen of the largest insurance companies in the nation attending. Frederick S. Winston of the Mutual Life Company presided, with Morris Franklin of New York Life as vice-president. Figures presented indicated that in 1860 American companies currently insured 160,000 lives in the total amount of $180,000,000 and had assets of $22,000,000.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
James Munroe Hudnut,  The Semi-Centennial History of the New York Life Insurance Company, 1845-1895 (New York: New York Life Insurance Company, 1895), 58-59.

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