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Catalog Number 2006.135.15
Object Name Certificate
Accession number 2006.135
Description A certificate of war risk insurance from the United States Treasury Department Bureau of War Risk Insurance.

This certificate is from the United States Treasury Department Bureau of War Risk Insurance. The certificate number is 647209 and is dated to take effect on January 25, 1918.

The text details that William Louis Davis applied for insurance to the about of $10,000 payable in case of death or permanent disability in monthly installment s of $57.50. Furthermore, the certificate lays out the laws that make this into a binding contract between William Davis, his family, and the Bureau of War Risk Insurance.

A blue Compass roses boarder the entire certificate. Copies of signatures of the Secretary of the Treasury and the Director of the Bureau of War Risk Insurance are found near the bottom of the certificate, and it is further counter signed in pen by the registrar J.E. Hicks . On the back of the certificate is a notice that states that beneficiaries of the claim can change, and that if a claim is requested then one must write to the Bureau of War Risk Insurance.

From the service of pfc. William L. Davis Co. B, 139th Inf., 35th Division, AEF
Date January 25, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Subjects Certificates
Search Terms Director of the Bureau of War Risk Insurance