21st Century Insurance

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Not to be confused with 20th Century Fox.
21st Century Insurance and Financial Services, Inc.
Industry Insurance
Founded Los Angeles, California, U.S. (1958 (1958))
Defunct c. 2012
Headquarters Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Area served
Key people
Anthony J. DeSantis, President and CEO[1]
Products Auto Insurance
Owner Zurich Insurance Group
Parent Farmers Insurance Group
Website http://www.21st.com

21st Century Insurance was an auto insurance company and was wholly owned by the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies®. They were headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, and provided private passenger auto insurance in 48 states and the District of Columbia.


21st Century Insurance was founded in 1958 by Louis W. Foster as an inter-insurance exchange offering auto insurance, primarily in California. Initially, the company was called 20th Century Insurance.[2]

The company was purchased in 2005 by AIG and then later sold in 2009 to Farmers Insurance Group of Companies®.


  1. ^ https://auto.21st.com/insurance-information/newsletter.do?title=20090831
  2. ^ "Louis W. Foster, Founder And Chairman of the Board Emeritus of 20th Century Industries, Dies at 85". April 1, 1998. Retrieved Dec 3, 2008. 

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