Are you a history buff — someone interested in the milestones that have brought an organization from point A to the present?
Take a look at these key dates from our eighty-plus years in business.
Herman Wittwer launches Farmers Mutual Automobile Insurance Company on Oct. 3 in Madison, Wis.
National Mutual Auto Insurance Company forms to sell to non-farmers.
Farmers Mutual and National Mutual merge. Farmers Mutual enters Minnesota.
Farmers Mutual establishes State Farm Mutual of Madison, Wis., to sell windstorm insurance.
Company opens for business in Missouri.
Farmers Mutual becomes licensed in Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Farmers Mutual becomes licensed in Indiana and Kansas.
Company renames State Farm Mutual of Madison as Farmers Mutual Insurance Company of Wisconsin.
Farmers Mutual becomes licensed in Iowa.
Farmers Mutual begins sales in Illinois.
Farmers Mutual offers its own sickness and accident insurance.
Company introduces homeowners insurance and opens American Family Life Insurance Company.
American Standard begins sales.
Company offers farmowners insurance.
Company’s name changes to American Family Mutual Insurance Company.
American Family copyrights jingle (Ahh–MER–i–can–FAM–ly–in–SUR–ance).
American Family begins selling in Colorado.
American Family introduces Commercial Lines.
American Family rolls out one–of–a–kind catastrophe trailer.
American Family opens for business in Ohio.
American Family begins selling in Oregon.
American Family begins doing business in Nevada.
American Family opens for business in Idaho and Utah.
American Family begins sales in Washington.
American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, Wis., celebrates grand opening, with American Family serving as lead donor.
American Family opens for business in Georgia.