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Clayton Co. Farmers' Insurance Co.
The fifth annual meeting of the Clayton County Farmers' Insurance Company was held at Elkader, Saturday, December 20th, 1879. Nearly all the old officers were unanimously re-elected. The officers elected for the current year are:
President - W. P. Eno
Vice President - G. S. Peck
Treasurer - A. E. Axtell
Secretary - J. E. Corlett
J. S. King, Clayton
G. H. Bierbaum, Garnavillo
Peter Farley, Giard
John Welzel, Grand Meadow
J. E. Smith, Highland
J. H. Kann, Jefferson
Thomas Fisher, Lodomillo
M. A. Creglow, Mallory
Maple Moody, Mendon
Jas. Uriell, Read
Wm. Monlux, Wagner
~Elkader Register, Thur., 25 Dec. 1879
Clayton County Fire and Lightning Insurance Co.
The Clayton County Fire and Lightning Insurance Co. held its annual meeting at the Court House at this place Tuesday afternoon. The election of officers resulted as follows:
President - J. P. Welzel, Postville
Vice President - John E. Corlett, Elkader
Secretary - Fred S. Richards, McGregor
Treasurer - Chas. Johns_n, Elkader
Adjustor - H. C. Howe, Monona
Directors - Adam Erbe, McGregor; P. Meehan, Clayton; Helm Brandt, Garnavillo.
~Elkader Register, Thur., 18 May 1899
The annual meeting of the Clayton County Farmers' Mutual Fire and Lightning Insurance Co., was held at the Court House yesterday afternoon. The following officers were elected:
Pres. - John Pahlas, Luana
Vice Pres. - C. G. Stickfort, Garnavillo
Sec. - Chas. Johnsen, Elkader
Treas. - John Johnson, St. Olaf
Adjuster - H. C. Howe, Monona
Director - A. S. Houg, Elgin; Helmuth Brandt, Garnavillo; Adam Erbe, McGregor
Mr. Welzel, of Grand Meadow, who served as president for the past nine years, declined re-election.
~Elkader Register, Thur., 08 June 1905
The annual meeting of the Clayton County Fire and Lightning Insurance Co. was held at the Court House yesterday. The following officers were elected:
Pres. - E. C. Jennings
Vice Pres. - C. H. Boyington
Sec. - A. J. Carpenter
Treasurer - John F. Johnson
Adjuster - John G. Reidel
Directors - Herman Axtell, John Geraghty, R. A. Gull
Directors to fill vacancy - J. S. Wait, C. G. Stickfort
~Elkader Register & Argus, Thur., 03 June 1909. Local News columns
At the annual meeting of the Farmers Mutual Fire and Lightning Association, held here today, the following were elected:
Directors - P. H. Quinn, Strawberry Pont; P. N. Peterson, St. Olaf; Geo. W. Fay, Postville. For 3 yr. terms.
Director - Frank J. Corlett, Farmersburg. For 2 yr. term to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of John Geraghty of Giard.
Director - Wm. G. Erbe. For 1 yr. term to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Adam Erbe.
President - H. A. Axtell, Strawberry Point
Vice President - Robert A. Gull, Colesburg
Secretary - F. J. Uriell, Elkader
Treasurer - John F. Johnson, St. Olaf
Adjusters - H. A. Axtell, Robert A. Gull, F. J. Corlett
The affairs of the association are in a prosperous condition and they now have $9,850,000 of insurance on their books.
~Elkader Register, Thur., 04 June 1925
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