from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An office where the business of life-insurance is transacted.
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He has spend extensive years both in Scotland and then South Africa as a life-office actuary setting premium rates and testing life-office solvency.
Spohr, and the latter obtained the appointment Jan. 1, 1822, where he remained the rest of his days, as it was a life-office.