Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The Elyria Savings & Banking Company

Source: The Elyria Republican, Elyria, Ohio, May 2, 1901, page 4.

The Elyria Savings & Banking Company.

Organized February 12th; opened for business April 8, 1901.

Authorized Capital $ 100,000
Additional Liability $ 100,000

Pays 4 percent interest semi-annually on deposits if left three months or more.

Absolute burglar and fire proof safe and vault.  Safe deposit boxes for rent.

The only bank in Elyria where German is spoken.

Over ninety stockholders representing more than $2,000,000.

The public is cordially invited to call and inspect our facilities for taking care of our customers.

Money to loan on mortgages, collateral, or other approved security.

The aim of the managers is to do a safe, conservative strictly banking business.

Wm. A. Braman, President; W.C. LeMaster, Cashier; H.W. Ingersoll, First Vice-president; Wm. Heldmyer, Second Vice-president.

The above advertisement appeared in The Elyria Republican of Elyria, Ohio on May 2, 1901 for the bank where my paternal great granduncle was the head cashier.  William Clifford LeMaster (1871-1922) was the son of Luman Walker and Mary Keziah (CHEW) LEMASTERS.

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