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Bank Check Revenue Stamped Paper First National Bank of Albia Iowa 1878

Bank Check Revenue Stamped Paper First National Bank of Albia Iowa 1878

Bank Check Revenue Stamped Paper First National Bank of Albia Iowa 1878    Bank Check Revenue Stamped Paper First National Bank of Albia Iowa 1878
The story of the First National Bank of Albia cannot be told without providing the backstory of the Drake family. Drake was a successful merchant, mill owner, banker in Drakesville. Two of his sons would follow his lead into the banking profession. Drake found on a bank check. Drake was the first president of the First National Bank of Albia a position he held beginning in 1871 and concluding in 1898. Upon returning to Iowa he engaged in mercantile trade until the Civil War started. Francis enlisted and rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Became a lawyer and financier. Served as President of FNB of Albia 1899 to 1903. After Francis' death John Hamilton Drake's wife, Caroline B (Lockman) Drake became president of the bank a position she held from 1904 to around 1910.

(Lockman) Mabry, Caroline's niece assumed the presidency in 1911. She passed away in 1923 and her husband Jefferson Clite Mabry stepped into this role. Nancy's brother, Thomas D. Lockman served as Cashier at the bank for over a decade in the mid-1880s to late 1890s.

The First National Bank was located on the northwest corner of the square. A view of the bank building appeared on a deposit ticket used by the bank. Formerly held by the Higgins Museum and deaccessioned in 2012. Series 1902 notes constitute the rest of the large size population.

Only fifties are currently reported. June 18, 1930 was the date the bank liquidated with the succeeding institution named First Iowa State Bank of Albia. While its currency might cost thousands of dollars an affordable alternative is available in the form of ephemera such as bank checks and deposit tickets. The item "Bank Check Revenue Stamped Paper First National Bank of Albia Iowa 1878" is in sale since Sunday, January 26, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Paper\Bank Checks & Drafts". The seller is "mortonhlemon" and is located in Morganton, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Bank Check Revenue Stamped Paper First National Bank of Albia Iowa 1878    Bank Check Revenue Stamped Paper First National Bank of Albia Iowa 1878