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Our Story

A Family History Committed to Excellence

The Tucker insurance story started in 1898 when Frederick Tucker entered the insurance business in Somerset England...

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1898 - Frederick Tucker

1898, Frederick Tucker entered the insurance business in Somerset, England. He moved to Canada to work for Sun Life. Recruited by Union Mutual to Portland, ME office.


1927, moves to Philadelphia to open new Union Mutual office and formed

Tucker & Company Insurance. 

1932 - Frederick Arthur Tucker

1932, after graduation from Drexel University, "Art" stepped in to work with his father, eventually taking over Tucker & Company. Additionally, he continues to teach insurance and helped found the Insurance Institute at Drexel University.


1950, Tucker & Company is merged with prominent Philadelphia brokerage firm: Nicholas Biddle and Stockton Townsend.

1968 - Frederick Arthur Tucker, Jr.

1968, Frederick joins Biddle and Townsend. One year later, Biddle and Townsend merges with another prominent Philadelphia brokerage firm: Richard Haughton, Philip B. Weymouth and Thomas L. Bishop. The new firm is then named: Biddle, Bishop, and Smith.  


1981 Frederick acquires Biddle, Bishop, and Smith. The company name was eventually shortened to Biddle & Company.

Present Day Leadership

Matthew Tucker

Tucker began his career with the prominent Philadelphia real estate firm; Jackson Cross Company where he developed inside knowledge of commercial and personal risk.  After receiving his Property and Casualty Insurance education, and guidance from his father Frederick, Matthew incorporated property and casualty insurance into his business and acquired Tucker & Company.

Tucker resides in Fort Washington, PA with his wife and daughter.  He is an Eagle Scout, supporter of local animal charities and is actively involved with his church.

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Greg Holton

Greg began his insurance journey in 2006 and has worked in all aspects of the industry from corporate marketing and claims to sales, service, and Agency ownership. Greg specializes in providing insurance solutions for families and business throughout the country. Contracted with various insurance companies, Greg is able to build insurance packages custom fit to his client’s needs.


Greg currently resides in West Chester, PA with his wife and two children. He enjoys spending time with his family and watching the Philadelphia sports teams through the good times and bad.

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