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Shattuck, S. F., et. al (ed.) / A history of Neenah
(1958)

Banks and financial,   pp. 169-182 PDF (3.6 MB)


Page 169


13ANKS AND FINANCIAL
                 COMPILED BY AMBROSE OWEN
The First NNational Bank of AIeenah
THE Bank of Neenah, organized in 1861 by David Smith and Robert
Shiells, had obtained a National Bank Charter in I865 and became
the National Bank of Neenah. Officers and Directors as of January i,
1878, were: Henry Hewitt, Sr., President; Robert Shiells, Cashier;
J. A. Kimberly, John R. Davis and Havilah Babcock.
  On Sunday morning, January 14, 1883, the banking office was
totally destroyed by fire. The bank opened for business the next
morning as usual (Monday) in the Kimberly-Clark Company's
office. This fire destroyed the buildings known as the "Pettibone
Block," in which the bank was located, on the same corner as the
present bank building.
First National Bank
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