Columbus Insurance Company

City: Columbus

County: Franklin

State: Ohio

The Ohio General Assembly incorporated the Columbus Insurance Company in February 1833. The General Assembly authorized the company to issue $100,000 in capital stock. Under its charter, the company insured property against damage or loss by fire or accident. It also issued life insurance policies. The company continued to operate until its failure in 1851.

"An Act to Incorporate the Columbus Insurance Company," 21 February 1833, Local Laws of Ohio (1832), 76-79; William Alexander Taylor, Centennial History of Columbus and Franklin County, Ohio (Chicago and Columbus: S. J. Clarke, 1909), 1:105, 297.