The Swiss Benevolent Society of Chicago
Is a non-profit private Foundation
Organized under section 501c(3)
Of the Internal Revenue Code
Incorporated in Illinois on August14, 1872
C H A R T E R
SWISS BENEVOLENT SOCIETY OF CHICAGO
STATE OF ILLINOIS
OFFICE OF SECRETARY STATE
WHEREAS, a Certificate, duly signed and acknowledged, having been filed in the Office of Secretary of State on the 14th day of August, A.D. 1872, for the organization of the Swiss Benevolent Society of Chicago (Sweizerische Wohltaetigkeits-Gesellschaft) under and in accordance with the provisions of an “Act Concerning Corporations”, approved April 18th, 1872, and enforced July 1st, 1872, a copy of which Certificate is hereto attached,
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Edward Rummel, Secretary of State of Illinois, by virtue of the powers and duties vested in me by law, do hereby certify that the said Swiss Benevolent Society (Sweizerische Wohltaetigkeits-Gesellschaft) is a legally organized corporation under the laws for this state.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I hereto set my hand and affix the Great Seal of State.
Done at the City of Springfield, this 14th August,
in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred
( S E A L ) and seventy-two, and of the Independence of the United States the ninety-seventh.
Secretary of State