State Farm

State Farm

State Farm is an insurance and banking company founded by George J. Mecherle.

State Farm was founded in 1922 by retired farmer and insurance salesman George Jacob "G.J." Mecherle. The company now insures more cars and homes than any other insurer in the U.S. Established as a mutual company, State Farm is (as of 2019) ranked number 36 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies.

Originally a single-line auto insurance company, State Farm now offers approximately 100 products and services across five different lines of business and handles nearly 39,000 claims per day.

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David Lazarus
January 31, 2020
Los Angeles Times
"There's a lot of information that gets traded" about people's driving habits, says an industry official. "It's amazing."
Central City Productions
September 12, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
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