First American Accident Insurance Policy

About the first American Insurance policy in history.

UNUSUAL FIRSTS

THE FIRST AMERICAN ACCIDENT INSURANCE POLICY

Travelers Insurance Co. sold the nation's first accident insurance policy in 1864 to James Bolter of Hartford, Conn. The $1,000 policy covered only the time Bolter spent walking from the post office to his home on Buckingham Street. The premium was 2 Cent.

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