Seems Like Yesterday

  • Thu Mar 15th, 2012 7:06pm
  • Life

50 years ago (1962)

R. Phane O’Brien, long-time resident of Everett, was appointed agent for Allstate Insurance Cos. A graduate of Everett High School, he would have his office in the Everett Sears, Roebuck and Co. store. O’Brien returned recently from the company’s training center in Menlo Park, Calif., where he took an intensified course in casualty, property and life insurance lines.

Everett High School would be represented by five students at the state convention of distributive education clubs in Yakima. They were Leo Blumhagen, Joyce Pegrum, Betsy Smith, Gary Cole and Bill Blaziek. Jim Blue was the school district distributive education director.

25 years ago (1987)

Kruick Insurance at 2828-A Colby Avenue had been dealing with life insurance home insurance, auto insurance, boat insurance, business insurance and bonds since 1965. They represented Safeco, Mutual of Enumclaw, American States and Ohio Casualty.

Crescent Service Tire Co., downtown at Everett and Lombard avenues, was selling Cooper Trendsetter A/W Radials. The new all wheel position offered superb performance in all weather. They were only $39.95. Crescent also reminded the public that the studded tire deadline was April 1.

By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at the Everett Public Library.