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New York Liquidation Bureau
Linda A. Lacewell
Superintendent as Receiver

Contact Person(s):

Michael Ferreira

Phone  (212) 341-6589


American Fidelity Fire Insurance Co.

Estate Profile:
Date of Rehabilitation: 09/06/1985 - Order amended 09/20/1985
Date of Liquidation: 03/26/1986
Termination of Policies:  
     Out of State: 10/20/1985
     New York: 05/11/1986
Proof of Claim Filing Deadline: 03/27/1987
Dividend Distribution: 06/2002 15.00%
12/2011 20.00%
03/2013 10.75%
TOTAL 45.75%
Bar Date: 12/31/2001

Historical Information:

The American Fidelity Fire Insurance Company was incorporated under the laws of New York December 14, 1923, as the Lincoln Fire Insurance Company of New York. On August 31, 1931, capital was increased by the absorption of Chicago Fire and Marine Insurance Company of Chicago, Illinois. The present name was adopted in 1943. On November 1, 1963, the American Plan Corporation of Woodbury, New York acquired approximately 90% of the Company and American Fidelity acquired control of American Consumer Insurance Company of Woodbury, New York.