About Waldrip Insurance Agency
Charles Maurice Waldrip
In 1943, Charles Maurice Waldrip, a local drycleaner, purchased Wallace Colbert’s insurance agency. Established in 1885 – the agency was one of San Marcos’ oldest businesses.
Charles M. Waldrip Jr.
After 11 years with Cravins Dargan General Agency in Houston, Charles M. Waldrip Jr. joined his father’s agency in 1968. The agency took in additional partners in the 1970’s and the early 1980’s, but those partnerships dissolved making Waldrip Jr. sole proprietor since 1984. His son, Jim Waldrip, joined the agency as a producer in 1996.
Jim Waldrip
Since the 1960’s Waldrip Insurance Agency has made its home at the site of another historic local business – the Hofheinz Confectionery at 116 N. LBJ Drive on the east side of the courthouse square.