OH 1211

Banker. His reminiscences of events concerning the development of banking in Denton, Texas, 1900-86. Comments about First Guaranty State Bank, Exchange National Bank, First National Bank, Denton County National Bank, First State Bank; his father's tenure as sheriff of Denton County; his father's entry into the banking business with First Guaranty Bank; his student years at North Texas State Normal College; history of First State Bank, 1912-86; bank failures in Denton during the Great Depression; Bank Holiday, 1933; role of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in strengthening the banking system; his personal banking philosophy.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 21 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Gayle Strange
Date of Interview July 3, 1986

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