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RG 053 Insurance

In 1856, the legislature passed the first act governing insurance companies. From then until 1913, when the 35th General Assembly created the office of Commissioner of Insurance as the head of the Insurance Department, the State Auditor was responsible for supervising insurance companies in Iowa. The following is a partial list of record series from this record group in our holdings:

Title Date Span
Annual Financial Statements, County Mutual Companies 1959-1979, 1988
Annual Financial Statements, Iowa Companies 1975
Annual Financial Statements, Iowa Fire and Casualty Companies 1965-1974
Annual Financial Statements, Iowa Life Insurance Companies 1965-1974
Annual Financial Statements, Non-Iowa Reciprocal Exchanges 1965, 1967-1971
Consolidated Annual Financial Statements, Non-Iowa Companies 1972-1974
Exhibits, Accident and Health 1969-1970
Exhibits, Consolidated Insurance Expense 1974
Exhibits, Credit Life, Accident and Health 1965-1974
Exhibits, Insurance Expense 1965-1974
General Correspondence 1969
Insurance Companies No Longer Licensed 1954-1971, Undated
Insurance Schedules 1967-1968, 1971
Litigation Files (Bankers Life and Casualty Company) 1951
Mergers and Withdrawals of Insurance Companies 1958, 1962-1963
Property/Casualty Forms Undated
Rating and Statistical Bureau Files Undated
Register of Insurance Companies 1930-1939
Securities - Correspondence 1956-1970
Securities - Legislation and Violation Files 1952-1967
Securities - Miscellaneous Files 1955-1964
Securities - Orders 1959-1970