NU Online News Service, Jan. 3, 1:10 p.m. – The Aid Association for Lutherans, Appleton, Wis,. and Lutheran Brotherhood, Minneapolis, have merged into what the groups say is the country’s largest fraternal benefit society.
The new organization will use the name Aid Association for Lutherans/Lutheran Brotherhood for the time being but is expected to adopt a new name later this year.
AAL/LB will locate its corporate center in Minneapolis, but other operations will remain in Appleton.
Leadership of the new organization will include managers from both of the merging companies.