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Staff awards given for 2021

Awards were given out during our 2021 Christmas party and annual staff meeting on Dec. 10, 2021 to celebrate the year and look ahead into 2022. Newcomer Angela Hobart (above) received the newcomer award after passing...

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100 Years at American Insurance

This is “our” history – yours and ours! Since 1922 American Insurance has become an inseparable part of the communities it serves. Our history is also the history of the business and civic leaders who helped shape and...

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1948 BETTY REIMLER KNOPES: Memories of working for the Christys

Betty Reimler Knopes found herself in a photo advertisement framed at the American Insurance office and told us her story. She started working at American Insurance in 1948 at the age of 16, just after she had graduated...

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1922 Founder OM Mackey -- How It All Began

This is a story we have not told before now. It was told in detail in the Lewiston Morning Tribune, The Elders / Oliver M. Mackey (published on Dec. 25, 1977), by Thomas W. Campbell. Tom interviewed OM Mackey in 1977...

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OUR STORY: 100 years in the making

We are launching our 100th Anniversary with a special 2022 Historic Calendar! - On every page you will find historic pictures (some even embarrassing - eek!) and surprising stories. Read about the people who helped...

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