Shattuck, S. F., et. al (ed.) / A history of Neenah
Banks and financial, pp. 169-182 PDF (3.6 MB)
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 169
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