The Claverack Mutual Insurance Company
By Captain Franklin Ellis
THE CLAVERACK MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY
was organized in April, 1857. The first board of directors was composed of Frederick S. Miller, Wm. E. Miller, Wm. M. Miller, F. R. Miller, John Conklin, Abram Martin, W. W. Merfield, E. L. Dunn, and Adam Sagendorph. Frederick S. Miller was chosen president, and Wm. E. Miller secretary. Since it has been doing business the company has taken five hundred and sixty-one risks, aggregating $1,67,350. The total losses incurred have amounted to $17,482.50. The affairs of the company are in a prosperous condition. The present (1878) officers are: President, Almon Miller, and Secretary, George Southard.