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Originally read as follows: This item represents the excess of amortized cost basis over fair value of securities that have been in a loss position for twelve months or longer for those securities which are categorized neither as held-to-maturity nor trading securities.}{Modified Standard, Period Start, Period End, or Total Labels}{Modified References} Total Fair Value Available-for-sale Securities, Continuous Unrealized Loss Position, Fair Value Total Gross Unrealized Losses AvailableForSaleSecuritiesGrossUnrealizedLoss1 [2012-08] {Element Undeprecated} {Modified Documentation Label. Originally read as follows: This item represents the gross unrealized losses for securities which are categorized neither as held-to-maturity nor trading securities. Such gross unrealized losses are the excess of the carrying value of the Available-for-sale Securities over their fair value as of the reporting date. Such gross unrealized losses are included in other comprehensive income in the statement of shareholders' equity, unless the Available-for-sale Security is designated as a hedge or is determined to have had an other than temporary decline in fair value below its amortized cost basis. Recognized in earnings is all or a portion of the unrealized holding loss, during the period of the hedge, of an Available-for-sale Security that is designated as being hedged in a fair value hedge, other than temporary declines in fair value below cost basis of equity securities, and debt securities which an other than temporary decline in fair value is due to credit losses or which the entity intends to sell or it is more likely than not that the entity will be required to sell the security before recovery of its amortized cost basis.}{Modified Standard, Period Start, Period End, or Total Labels}{Modified References} Total Securities in a Loss Position Available-for-sale, Securities in Unrealized Loss Positions, Qualitative Disclosure, Number of Positions Statement of Financial Position [Abstract] Investments Fixed maturities held-to-maturity, at estimated fair value Debt Securities, Held-to-maturity, Fair Value Fixed maturities available-for-sale, at cost Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Amortized Cost Equity securities, at cost Available-for-sale Equity Securities, Amortized Cost Basis Schedule of Long-term Debt Instruments [Table] Schedule of Long-term Debt Instruments [Table] Collateral [Axis] Collateral [Axis] Collateral [Domain] Collateral [Domain] Collateral Pledged [Member] Collateral Pledged [Member] Hedging Relationship [Axis] Hedging Relationship [Axis] Hedging Relationship [Domain] Hedging Relationship [Domain] Interest rate swap Interest Rate Swap [Member] Cash flow hedging Cash Flow Hedging [Member] Debt Instrument [Line Items] Debt Instrument [Line Items] Derivative, notional amount Derivative, Notional Amount Derivative, fixed interest rate Derivative, Fixed Interest Rate Cash flow hedge, liability at fair value Interest Rate Cash Flow Hedge Liability at Fair Value Cash flow hedge, derivative instrument liabilities at fair value Cash Flow Hedge Derivative Instrument Liabilities at Fair Value Unrealized gain on interest rate swap Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Derivatives Qualifying as Hedges, Net of Tax Securities on deposit Marketable Securities Available-for-sale securities pledged as collateral Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Restricted Statement of Stockholders' Equity [Abstract] Statement [Table] Statement [Table] Retained Earnings Retained Earnings [Member] Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Loss) AOCI Attributable to Parent [Member] Common Stock Common Stock [Member] Additional Paid-in Capital Additional Paid-in Capital [Member] Statement [Line Items] Statement [Line Items] Balance Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent Cumulative effect of change in accounting principle Cumulative Effect of New Accounting Principle in Period of Adoption Comprehensive income (loss): Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax, Attributable to Parent [Abstract] Other comprehensive income (loss) (net of tax) Common stock issued Stock Issued During Period, Value, New Issues Cash dividends Balance Reinsurance Maintained by Layers [Table] Reinsurance Maintained by Layers [Table] Reinsurance Maintained by Layers [Table] Reinsurance Layers [Axis] Reinsurance Layers [Axis] Reinsurance Layers [Axis] Reinsurance Layers [Domain] Reinsurance Layers [Domain] Reinsurance Layers [Domain] First Layer Layer 1 [Member] Layer 1 of the reinsurance contract covers losses above the Company's retention up to the coverage amount for the layer. Second Layer Layer 2 [Member] Layer 2 of the reinsurance contract covers losses above contract Layer 1 up to the coverage amount for the layer. Third Layer Layer 3 [Member] Layer 3 of the reinsurance contract covers losses above contract Layer 2 up to the coverage amount for the layer. 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Covered losses Covered Losses Range of losses covered above the Company's retention and preceding layer. Losses in the range may be subject to coinsurance as specified in the contract terms. Reinsurer's limit of liability Reinsurer's Limit of Liability Reinsurer's limit of liability by layer. May include co-insurance based on percent of ceded losses specified by layer. 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Trust Preferred Security Offering, 2007 Trust Preferred Security Offering, 2007 [Member] Subordinated debentures issued on June 21, 2007 with a floating interest rate equal to the 3 Month LIBOR plus 3.40% applied to the outstanding principal; maturity June 15, 2037. Interest payments due quarterly. All may be redeemed at any time following the fifth anniversary of issuance. Unsecured. Variable Rate [Axis] Variable Rate [Axis] Variable Rate [Domain] Variable Rate [Domain] Three-month LIBOR London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) [Member] Long-term debt Long-term Debt Payment terms Debt Instrument, Payment Terms Debt issuance costs, net Debt Issuance Costs, Net Schedule of Deferred Tax Assets and Liabilities Schedule of Deferred Tax Assets and Liabilities [Table Text Block] Changes in Temporary Differences in Federal Income Tax Changes in Temporary Differences in Federal Income Tax [Table Text Block] Presents the income tax effects of changes in temporary differences. Schedule of Effective Income Tax Rate Reconciliation Schedule of Effective Income Tax Rate Reconciliation [Table Text Block] Non-Insurance Operations Other Segments [Member] Consolidation Items [Axis] Consolidation Items [Axis] Consolidation Items [Domain] Consolidation Items [Domain] Inter- company Eliminations Consolidation, Eliminations [Member] Assets Assets Investment gains (losses) Policyholder benefits paid Supplemental Cash Flow Elements [Abstract] SUPPLEMENTAL CASH FLOW INFORMATION Cash Flow, Supplemental Disclosures [Text Block] Reconciliation of Policy and Claim Reserves Reconciliation of Policy and Claim Reserves [Table Text Block] Reconciliation of beginning and ending property and casualty reserve balances for claims and claim adjustment expense. Fair Value, Recurring and Nonrecurring [Table] Fair Value, Recurring and Nonrecurring [Table] Measurement Frequency [Axis] Measurement Frequency [Axis] Measurement Frequency [Domain] Measurement Frequency [Domain] Recurring Basis Fair Value, Recurring [Member] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Axis] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Axis] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Domain] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Domain] Level 1 Fair Value, Inputs, Level 1 [Member] Level 2 Fair Value, Inputs, Level 2 [Member] Level 3 Fair Value, Inputs, Level 3 [Member] Financial Liabilities Derivative Financial Instruments, Liabilities [Member] Derivative Instrument [Axis] Derivative Instrument [Axis] Derivative Contract [Domain] Derivative Contract [Domain] Fair Value, Assets and Liabilities Measured on Recurring and Nonrecurring Basis [Line Items] Fair Value, Assets and Liabilities Measured on Recurring and Nonrecurring Basis [Line Items] Trading securities Debt Securities, Trading Total Financial Assets Derivative Asset Total Financial Liabilities Derivative Liability Principles of Consolidation and Basis of Presentation Consolidation, Policy [Policy Text Block] Use of Estimates Use of Estimates, Policy [Policy Text Block] Earnings Per Share Earnings Per Share, Policy [Policy Text Block] Reclassifications Reclassification, Policy [Policy Text Block] Concentration of Credit Risk Concentration Risk, Credit Risk, Policy [Policy Text Block] Accounting Changes Not Yet Adopted and Recently Adopted Accounting Standards New Accounting Pronouncements, Policy [Policy Text Block] Consolidation, Variable Interest Entities Consolidation, Variable Interest Entity, Policy [Policy Text Block] Marketable Securities Marketable Securities, Policy [Policy Text Block] Fair Values of Financial Instruments Fair Value of Financial Instruments, Policy [Policy Text Block] Derivatives Derivatives, Policy [Policy Text Block] Reinsurance Reinsurance Accounting Policy [Policy Text Block] Business Segment Segment Reporting, Policy [Policy Text Block] Schedule of Variable Interest Entities [Table] Schedule of Variable Interest Entities [Table] Variable Interest Entities [Axis] Variable Interest Entities [Axis] Variable Interest Entity, Classification [Domain] Variable Interest Entity, Classification [Domain] Variable Interest Entity [Line Items] Variable Interest Entity [Line Items] Limited partnership, percent owned Variable Interest Entity, Qualitative or Quantitative Information, Ownership Percentage Carrying amount of investments Variable Interest Entity, Consolidated, Carrying Amount, Assets Payments to acquire trust preferred securities Payments to Acquire Trust Preferred Investments Subordinated debt Subordinated Debt Proceeds from issuance of trust preferred securities Proceeds from Issuance of Trust Preferred Securities Equity investment Noncontrolling Interest in Variable Interest Entity ASSETS Assets [Abstract] Fixed maturities held-to-maturity, at amortized cost (estimated fair value: 2019 - $1,430; 2018 - $1,443) Debt Securities, Held-to-maturity Fixed maturities available-for-sale, at estimated fair value (cost: 2019 - $98,445; 2018 - $96,877) Equity securities, at estimated fair value (cost: 2019 - $1,849; 2018 - $1,842) Trading securities Debt Securities, Trading, and Equity Securities, FV-NI Receivable for securities sold Receivable for Securities Sold Receivable for Securities Sold Mortgage loans on real estate, at cost SEC Schedule, 12-29, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Mortgage Loans on Real Estate Investment real estate, at book value Real Estate Investment Property, at Cost Policy loans Policy Loans Receivable Company owned life insurance Life Insurance, Corporate or Bank Owned, Amount Other invested assets Other Investments Total Investments Investments Cash and cash equivalents Cash and Cash Equivalents, at Carrying Value Accrued investment income Accrued Investment Income Receivable Deferred policy acquisition costs Deferred Policy Acquisition Cost Property and equipment, net Income tax recoverable Income Taxes Receivable, Current Deferred income tax asset, net Other assets Other Assets Total Assets LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY Liabilities and Equity [Abstract] Property and casualty benefit and loss reserves Liability for Claims and Claims Adjustment Expense, Property Casualty Liability Accident and health benefit and loss reserves Liability for Claims and Claims Adjustment Expense, Disability, Accident and Health Life and annuity benefit and loss reserves Liability for Future Policy Benefits, Life Unearned premiums Unearned Premiums Other policyholder funds Policyholder Account Balance Deferred income tax liability Other liabilities Other Liabilities Total Liabilities Liabilities Contingencies Commitments and Contingencies Shareholders' equity Common stock Common Stock, Value, Issued Additional paid-in capital Additional Paid in Capital, Common Stock Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss) Retained earnings Retained Earnings (Accumulated Deficit) Total Shareholders' Equity Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity Liabilities and Equity General expenses Deferred Tax Asset, General Expenses Gross deferred tax asset associated with general expenses. Unearned premiums Deferred Tax Asset, Unearned Premiums Deferred tax asset associated with unearned premiums. Claims liabilities Deferred Tax Assets, Tax Deferred Expense, Reserves and Accruals Impairment on real estate owned Deferred Tax Asset, Real Estate Impairment Deferred Tax Asset, Real Estate Impairment Unrealized losses on securities available-for-sale Deferred Tax Assets, Investments Unrealized loss on interest rate swaps Deferred Tax Asset, Unrealized Loss on Interest Rate Swaps Deferred tax asset on unrealized loss on interest rate swaps. Deferred tax assets Deferred Tax Assets, Gross Deferred Tax Liabilities, Unrealized Losses on Trading Securities Deferred Tax Liabilities, Unrealized Losses on Trading Securities Deferred Tax Liabilities, Unrealized Losses on Trading Securities Depreciation Deferred Tax Liabilities, Property, Plant and Equipment Deferred policy acquisition costs Deferred Tax Liabilities, Deferred Expense, Deferred Policy Acquisition Cost Pre-1984 policyholder surplus account Deferred Tax Liability, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Pre- 1984 Policyholder Surplus Account Deferred Tax Liability, Pre- 1984 Policyholder Surplus Account Unrealized gains on securities available-for-sale Deferred Tax Liabilities, Investments Unrealized gains on equity securities Deferred Tax Liabilities, Unrealized Gains on Trading Securities Deferred tax liabilities Deferred Tax Liabilities, Gross Net deferred tax asset (liability) Net Deferred Tax Assets (Liabilities) Net Deferred Tax Assets (Liabilities) Other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax [Abstract] Unrealized gains (losses) on securities, net of reclassification adjustment of $(7) and $123 for 2019 and 2018, respectively Unrealized gain on interest rate swap Comprehensive income (loss) Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax, Attributable to Parent Segment Reporting [Abstract] Number of operating segments Number of Operating Segments Amortized Cost Debt Securities, Held-to-maturity, Amortized Cost, before Other-than-temporary Impairment Held-to-maturity securities, unrealized gains Debt Securities, Held-to-maturity, Accumulated Unrecognized Gain Fair Value Loss Contingencies [Table] Loss Contingencies [Table] Catastrophic Event [Axis] Catastrophic Event [Axis] Catastrophic Event [Domain] Catastrophic Event [Domain] Hurricane Hurricane [Member] Loss Contingencies [Line Items] Loss Contingencies [Line Items] Pending claims, number Loss Contingency, Pending Claims, Number Interest paid Interest Paid, Including Capitalized Interest, Operating and Investing Activities Income taxes paid Income Taxes Paid Schedule of Share-based Compensation Arrangements by Share-based Payment Award [Table] Schedule of Share-based Compensation Arrangements by Share-based Payment Award [Table] Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items] Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items] Stock issued Stock Issued Increase in equity Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation [Table] Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation [Table] Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation [Line Items] Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation [Line Items] Equity Securities Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation, Calculation [Roll Forward] Beginning balance: Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset Value Included in earnings Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Gain (Loss) Included in Earnings Included in other comprehensive income Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Gain (Loss) Included in Other Comprehensive Income (Loss) Purchases: Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Purchases Sales: Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Sales Issuances: Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Issuances Settlements: Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Settlements Transfers in/(out) of Level 3 Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Transfers, Net Ending balance The amount of total gains or losses for the period included in earnings attributable to the change in unrealized gains or losses relating to assets and liabilities still held Fair Value, Asset, Recurring Basis, Still Held, Unrealized Gain (Loss) Interest Rate Swap Fair Value, Liabilities Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation, Calculation [Roll Forward] Beginning balance Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Liability Value Included in earnings Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Liability, Gain (Loss) Included in Earnings Included in other comprehensive income Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Liability, Gain (Loss) Included in Other Comprehensive Income (Loss) Purchases: Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Liability, Purchases Sales: Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Liability, Sales Issuances: Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Liability, Issuances Settlements: Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Liability, Settlements Transfers in/(out) of Level 3 Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Liability, Transfers, Net Ending balance The amount of total gains or losses for the period included in earnings attributable to the change in unrealized gains or losses relating to assets and liabilities still held Fair Value, Liability, Recurring Basis, Still Held, Unrealized Gain (Loss) Deferred policy acquisition costs Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Deferred Policy Acquisition Costs Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Deferred Policy Acquisition Costs Trading securities Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Trading Securities Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Trading Securities Unearned premiums Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Unearned Premiums Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Unearned Premiums General expenses Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, General Expenses Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, General Expenses Depreciation Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Depreciation Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Depreciation Claims liabilities Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Claim Liabilities Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Claim Liabilities AMT credit Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, AMT Credit Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, AMT Credit Impact of repeal of special provision on pre-1984 policyholder surplus Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Tax on pre-1984 policyholder surplus account Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Tax on pre-1984 policyholder surplus account Unrealized gains on equity securities Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Unrealized Gains on Equity Securities Income Tax Effects of Changes in Temporary Differences, Unrealized Gains on Equity Securities Deferred income tax expense (benefit) Gross premiums written Direct Premiums Written Reinsurance premium ceded Ceded Premiums Written Net premiums written Premiums Written, Net Nonrecurring Basis Fair Value, Nonrecurring [Member] Assets, fair value Assets, Fair Value Disclosure Liabilities, fair value Financial and Nonfinancial Liabilities, Fair Value Disclosure Fair value measurements of assets Fair value measurements of liabilities REINSURANCE Reinsurance [Text Block] Subsequent Events [Abstract] SUBSEQUENT EVENTS Subsequent Events [Text Block] SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY Stockholders' Equity Note Disclosure [Text Block] Statement of Cash Flows [Abstract] Cash Flows from Operating Activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities [Abstract] Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities: Adjustments to Reconcile Net Income (Loss) to Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities [Abstract] Depreciation expense and amortization/accretion, net Depreciation, Amortization and Accretion, Net Net (gains) losses on investments Deferred income taxes Increase (Decrease) in Deferred Income Taxes Changes in assets and liabilities: Increase (Decrease) in Operating Capital [Abstract] Change in receivable for securities sold Increase (Decrease) in Receivable for Securities Sold Increase (Decrease) in Receivable for Securities Sold Change in accrued investment income Increase (Decrease) in Accrued Investment Income Receivable Change in reinsurance recoverable Increase (Decrease) in Reinsurance Recoverable Policy acquisition costs deferred Increase (Decrease) in Deferred Policy Acquisition Costs Change in accrued income taxes Increase (Decrease) in Income Taxes Payable Change in net policy liabilities and claims Increase (Decrease) in Insurance Liabilities Change in other assets/liabilities, net Increase (Decrease) in Other Operating Assets and Liabilities, Net Other, net Other Noncash Income (Expense) Net cash provided by operating activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities Cash Flows from Investing Activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Investing Activities [Abstract] Available-for-sale securities Payments to Acquire Available-for-sale Securities Trading securities and short-term investments Payments to Acquire Trading Securities Held-for-investment Property and equipment Payments to Acquire Property, Plant, and Equipment Held-to-maturity securities Proceeds from Maturities, Prepayments and Calls of Held-to-maturity Securities Available-for-sale securities Proceeds from Maturities, Prepayments and Calls of Debt Securities, Available-for-sale Real estate held for investment Proceeds from Sale of Real Estate Held-for-investment Other invested assets, net Payments for (Proceeds from) Other Investing Activities Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Investing Activities Cash Flows from Financing Activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Financing Activities [Abstract] Change in other policyholder funds Increase (Decrease) in Other Policyholder Funds Change in short-term notes payable Proceeds from (Repayments of) Short-term Debt Dividends paid Payments of Ordinary Dividends, Common Stock Net cash used in financing activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Financing Activities Net change in cash and cash equivalents Cash, Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Restricted Cash Equivalents, Period Increase (Decrease), Including Exchange Rate Effect Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of year Cash, Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Restricted Cash Equivalents Cash and cash equivalents, end of period Available-for-sale Securities, Due in one year or less, Amortized Cost Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, within One Year, Amortized Cost Available-for-sale Securities, Due in one year or less, Fair Value Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, within One Year, Fair Value Available-for-sale Securities, Due after one year through five years, Amortized Cost Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, after One Through Five Years, Amortized Cost Available-for-sale Securities, Due after one year through five years, Fair Value Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, after One Through Five Years, Fair Value Available-for-sale Securities, Due after five years through ten years, Amortized Cost Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, after Five Through Ten Years, Amortized Cost Available-for-sale Securities, Due after five years through ten years, Fair Value Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, after Five Through Ten Years, Fair Value Available-for-sale Securities, Due after ten years, Amortized Cost Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, Maturity, after 10 Years, Amortized Cost Available-for-sale Securities, Due after ten years, Fair Value Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, after 10 Years, Fair Value Available-for-sale Securities, Fair Value Available-for-sale Securities, Debt Securities, Fair Value Fair value of debt securities categorized neither as held-to-maturity nor trading. Held-to-maturity Securities, Due after one year through five years, Amortized Cost Debt Securities, Held-to-maturity, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, after One Through Five Years, Amortized Cost Held-to-maturity Securities, Due after one year through five years, Fair Value Debt Securities, Held-to-maturity, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, after One Through Five Years, Fair Value Held-to-maturity Securities, Due after five years through ten years, Amortized Cost Debt Securities, Held-to-maturity, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, after Five Through Ten Years, Amortized Cost Held-to-maturity Securities, Due after five years through ten years, Fair Value Debt Securities, Held-to-maturity, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, after Five Through Ten Years, Fair Value Held-to-maturity Securities, Due after ten years, Amortized Cost Debt Securities, Held-to-maturity, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, after 10 Years, Amortized Cost Held-to-maturity Securities, Due after ten years, Fair Value Debt Securities, Held-to-maturity, Maturity, Allocated and Single Maturity Date, after 10 Years, Fair Value Held-to-maturity Securities, Amortized Cost Debt Securities, Held-to-maturity, Fair Value