The Travelers Companies, Inc.has a history dating back to 1853, when one of its precursor companies, the St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company, was formed. It was in 1864 that its namesake company, Travelers, was founded. After over 100 years in the insurance industry respectively, the two companies merged in 2004 under the cohesive Travelers umbrella, becoming one of the largest insurers in the country. Today, the company employs over 30,000 people and has operations in multiple countries, including the U.S., Canada, Ireland, and the U.K.
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