W. C. Myers & Company

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W. C. Myers & Company
Type Insurance Agencies
Industry Finance & Insurance
Fate Merged; Dissolved
Successor(s) Whitaker-Myers Insurance Agency
Founded Wooster, Ohio (April 15, 1870 (1870-04-15))
Founder(s) William C. Myers
Headquarters Wooster, Ohio, United States
Number of locations 345 N Market St, Wooster, Ohio
Key people William C.Myers
Services General fire insurance agency, office

In 1870, the insurance firm of W.C. Myers Agency was founded. In 1970, the Myers and The Whitaker insurance agencies merged to form what is still known today as Whitaker-Myers. Whitaker-Myers Insurance Agency Inc. continues to maintain the same guiding principles which have earned the agency the trust of an entire community for generations. The firm now uses the trade name, Whitaker-Myers Group.

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City Directories[edit | edit source]

  • 1894 - 1885 - Business Abstracts from the 1894-1895 Directory - Wooster
  • 1919 - Business Directory of Wooster and Bloomington, Ohio
  • 1930 - Wooster Directory, W. C. & Myers Co., George W. Quinby and George E. Wertenberger, general insurance, Citizens National Bank building, p. 166, 232.

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Policy invoice from W.C. Myers Co. dated 1968.

W.C. Myers & Co., of this city, represent many of the most prominent and solid companies and associations of this character both of America and Europe. This agency has been established for the past 17 years and has been noted for its prompt and equitable adjustment of all established losses. The individual members of this firm are W. C. Myers and P. C. Given, gentlemen whose many years experience and thorough familiarity with the principles and workings of all systems of insurance suggests the advisability of consulting with them before taking a policy. This company also represents the Wayne County Mutual Fire Insurance Association, of this city, for which Mr. I. H. Myers, Esq., is the general agent. The Wayne County Mutual Fire Insurance Association is represented by the leading agencies in various section of this state, and is unsurpassed by any mutual organization in the arena of fire insurance. Its officers are John Zimmerman, President; P. C. Given, Secretary; H. L. Wiles, Treasurer, and I. H. Myers, General Agent. [1]

Timeline[edit | edit source]

  • 1870 - April 15, Organized
  • 1970 - Myers and The Whitaker insurance agencies merged to form what is still known today as Whitaker-Myers. Whitaker-Myers Insurance Agency Inc.


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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Annual Business Review of Wayne County, Ohio, 1887 - Ohio Wayne Dir An78t 1887

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