Clipped From Hamilton Evening Journal
JOURNAL--JANUARY,30,1931^FINE RECORD HAS BEEN MADE BY UNION CENTRAL GO, An institution which had its inception in Hamilton, aud was. organized in Hamilton, is celebrating sixty-fourth anniversary--the Union Central Life Insurance company, Cincinnati. This company has with a rapidity that has made of the outstanding insurance organizations of the country with total insurance now in force of 51,C33,88C,- 1K and assets placed at $322,Â«97,- S32 34. Despite conditions this company wrote $173,322;929 in new business (luring 1930. Tho founders of the Union Central Life Insurance company were John.P. P. Peck, Judge Alexander !Â·'. Hume, Israel Williams, Job Owens, llicnjah Hughes, John W. Davis, James Jackson and Peter Murphy, all well known citizens leaders' in civic, social and political affairs in Butler county half a turv ngo. When the late Peter Murphy passed away, Judge Clarence Murphy, his son, was elected to liis-father on the directorate of. Union Central Life Insurance company. In 1903 Judge Murphy became n member of the executive committee of the company and 1920 chairman of this committee. In January, 192S, Judge Murphy became a member of the loans committee of the company, a committee which gives its approval to of dollars in loans made by the company each year. The duties which ilms developed upon 1 Judge Murphy compelled his retirement from the common pleas bench of Butler county in January, 1929, and the devotion of his entiro time to the important duties imposed by his position with the company.