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The agency was started in 1922 by A.M. Hersey. After world war 11. G.G. Buffum (A Northern California Native) was an army buddy of A.M. Hersey and after a couple of years, Mr. Buffum went into partnership with Mr. Hersey and the agency became Hersey and Buffum Insurance Brokers. In 1959 Buffum took in a partner, James Harris and the agency became Buffum & Harris. In 1965 a young, underwriter was hired from one of the agency's main carriers Firemen's Fund. Gary Napier entered the agency and the agency became Buffum, Harris & Napier.

James Harris left the agency in 1971. Bill Buffum passed away 1972. The agency became Buffum & Napier Insurance Brokers. In 1988 Michelle Blunkall, a young lady, with a banking background, joined the agency and became the principal/owner in 2003. Gary Napier is semi-retired and the agency name is now Blunkall and Napier Insurance Brokers.
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