Mitchell Agency Story



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Frank A. Tedford

Frank A. Tedford

William C. Mitchell

William C. Mitchell

The Mitchell Agency was founded by William C. Mitchell in Lafayette, Indiana in 1885. Initially the Mitchell Agency encompassed a law practice, insurance agency, retail storage, and abstracting business.

In the late 1920’s, Frank A. Tedford separated the insurance division and it has existed in its present form ever since. Jack R. Bogan Sr. joined the firm in 1935.

Significant Milestones

Jack Bogan Sr. (L) with former Indiana Governor Roger Branigin in 1983.

Jack Bogan Sr. (L) with former Indiana Governor Roger Branigin in 1983.

9th Licensed Insurance Agency in Indiana (1950’s)
Acquired Price & Price Agency in 1973
Acquired McBee Agency in Linden in 1982
Acquired Connelly Agency in Dayton in 1983

The company has remained a family business since its inception and today is directed by Jack R. Bogan Jr. who joined the agency upon graduation from Purdue in 1969.

 

Honest, Direct and Responsive

Bill Blumer, Bill Finney and Jack R. Bogan, Sr. guided the company for many years.

Bill Blumer, Bill Finney and Jack R. Bogan, Sr. guided the company for many years.

The Mitchell Agency, Inc. is an Independent Agency representing top rated insurance companies providing property and casualty insurance for businesses, municipalities, farms, schools and personal needs including auto, home and life.

We pride ourselves in dealing in an honest, direct and responsive manner in all our client interactions. The Mitchell Agency is proud to be serving the insurance needs of five “75 Year” and over fifty “30 Year” customers.

Our consistent and responsive service can be attributed the exceptional tenure of many of our employees. Several of whom have been with us for over 25 years.

 

Recognized As A Community and Industry Leader

Participating in Lafayette Parks Board ground breaking ceremony for a new community pool.

Participating in Lafayette Parks Board ground breaking ceremony for a new community pool.

Over the years The Mitchell Agency has been recognized by industry associations and insurance companies on numerous occasions as National and Indiana Insurance Company of the Year.

The Mitchell Agency team has taken an active role in the community on various Boards and non-profit organizations. Jack R. Bogan Jr. has received the distinguished Sagamore on the Wabash and Marquis d’ Lafayette honors for his and the Mitchell Agency’s contributions to the community.

 

Why an Independent Agency?

Jack Bogan and Jackson Bogan review policy options.

Jack Bogan and Jackson Bogan review policy options.

An independent insurance agency can provide its clients with multiple options that a single line insurance company cannot offer.

By representing multiple companies, an independent agency has the ability to pick the best products from a group of insurance carriers. This means the client receive insurance coverage that best fits their specific needs. It also allows us to compare prices from various companies which ensures our clients obtain the best value for their insurance dollar.

 

Have a question?

Take advantage of over 125 years of experience and dedicated service to our clients. Contact Us with your insurance questions. We’ll be happy to sit down with you and discuss your insurance needs.