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Our History

Since 1910, Hagan Hamilton Insurance Solutions has been family-owned and operated.

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In over a century of serving the Pacific Northwest, we’ve grown to become an insurance agency dedicated to doing the right thing, working as a team, enjoying what we do, and striving for excellence. All to give you confidence in your coverage and to empower you.

June 2014—Adding of Agency Partners

In 2014 Hagan Hamilton additional agency partners were added as part of the plan to perpetuate this family business to the next generation. New partners in the agency are Jason John, Brian John, Ryan Hartzell, Raedeen Schulz, and Craig McClain. Rick remains President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board.

January 2010—Celebrating 100 Years in Business

Hagan Hamilton celebrated 100 years of business in 2010.

September 2000—John Becomes Sole Owner of Agency

Dale Moore retired, leaving Rick as the sole owner of the agency.

September 1991—John and Moore Purchase HHI From Oregon Mutual

Rick John and Dale Moore (one of the five previous owners) purchased the agency back from Oregon Mutual.

September 1984—The Toughest Year in HHI History

Oregon Mutual Insurance Company purchased (saved) the agency and hired Mike Keyes as General Manager. All branch offices were sold and several employees lost their jobs.

October 1981—John Joins the Hagan Hamilton Team

Rick John was hired as a life and health and personal lines agent.

September 1978—Retirement Leaves Company to Five Different Owners

Both Hagan and Hamilton retired, leaving a successful company to five different owners. The country was in the middle of a recession.

September 1961—The Carey Agency Become Hagan Hamilton Insurance Services

Mr. Hagan and Mr. Hamilton purchased the Gordon Carey agency and renamed it to Hagan Hamilton Insurance Services. It was located on 3rd and Evans in McMinnville.

September 1953—Success Despite Tragedy

Gordon Carey, age 42, passed away from a heart attack. Two prominent employees, Merrill Hagan and Mike Hamilton, continued to grow the business.

September 1942—New Name and McMinnville Location

Re-named to Gordon Carey Insurance Agency, located at the current First Federal Savings and Loan building on 3rd and Adams in McMinnville.

September 1928—Retirement Creates Opportunity

The agency name becomes Beeson & Baker Agency.

September 1921—New Name Reflects New Partnership

W.L. Warren Agency becomes Warren & Beeson Agency.

September 1910—The Agency is Established

The W.L. Warren Agency opened its doors in McMinnville.
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