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 - Introduction of Banking Officials ed to Katy in...
Introduction of Banking Officials ed to Katy in 1896, one of the first rice farmers of this vicinity, farming until last year when he retired. He marriee Pleasant Garrett on Aug. 14th. 1921. The Stockdicks have lived in their home made of Texas limestone located on their 100 icre farm on the Hockley Road .'or the last six years. •*»»-• WELCOME *v and • , s BEST WISHES I, to the new KATY NATIONAL BANK and all its employees We are proud of our part in its construction. We did the masonry work. HUNTSINGER CO. They have two daughters, Mrs. M. L. Scott and Mrs. Ward Stanberry and five grandchildren, Ronnie, Randy, and David Scott and Janet and Betty Stanberry. Jesse Freeman is a native of Katy, having lived here all of his life. He is a rice farmer and cattleman, a deacon in the First Baptist Church of Katy, a Mason and Shriner, a member of the Katy Lodge 756 I. 0. 0. F., and a Rotarian. Mr. and Mrs. Freeman live in their beautiful new brick home in Katy. They have two sons, Lewis, a student at Baylor U. and Harold who is married and lives on the farm. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Freeman have two grandchildren. J. R. Dollins .Jr., another director of the Katy National Bank, is a rice farmer and cattleman who has made Katy his home since 1941. He is a Steward in the First Methodist Church of Katy, a Rotarian, and a member of the Masonic Lodge. Mr. and Mrs. Dollins and his son, Raymond III, 11 years old, live in their pretty brick home in West Katy. E. Ray Warren was elected as cashier of the new bank. He has been an assistant cashier of the West Texas State Bank of Snyder since May, 1951. , A graduate of the DeLeon High School, Warren started his banking career with the Farmers and Merchants National Bank of DeLeon. Two years later he became a member of the national bank examining force. He resigned approximately two years later to join the staff of the West Texas State Bank, Snyder, leaving that bank for a two-year tour of duty in military service. Following his release he returned to the Snyder bank, where he has worked up to the time of his connection with the Katy bank. Mr. Warren and his wife moved to Katy on April 21st. In 1947' he moved into his new store building, the Dube Super Market. He is a graduate of Valpariso University in Indiana where his fraternity was the Sigma Delpha Cappa. He held the rank of captain in the 36th Division of the army in World War II. He holds the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and Purple Heart medals. He is an officer in the Memorial Lutheran Church in Katy, and a Rotarian. Mr. and Mrs. Dube and their three children, Billy 9, Sue 7, and Janis 2, live in their spacious rock home on the Katy- Hockley road. -.Finis B. Cornelius the president of the new bank was reared on a farm in Henderson county. His banking career began in Jan. 1922 as an. assistant cashier in the First State Bank in Eustace, Texas. He was'employed there for 18 years. During the latter three years he was cashier and general manager. In 1941 Mr. Cornelius went to the First National Bank in Groveton, Texas as the executive vice president. In 1945 he was cashier and later the vice president of the First State Bank in Celina, Texas and in 1953 he went to the Moran National Bank where he became the executive vice president. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius are^ making their home in Katy. They are members of the Methodist church. They have two grown children, Don B. Cornelius, their son, who lives in Ft. Worth. Mrs. E. E. Tillerson, their daughter is living in Seymour, Texas. Dr. Lyndon W. Bing, vice- president, is instrumental in making the Katy National Bank possible (though he would never admit it or take any credit.) He has worked for more than a year with banking authorities. Unlimited effort, time and worry went into the (Continued on Back Page) CONGRATULATING KAH NATIONAL BANK ., A on your opening r MAY 2, 1955 We are sure that it will prove a valuable asset to ^ the wonderful area that H it will serve! ; ^ tfjf 1 ' We furnished the x concrete for this beautiful

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  1. The Brookshire Times,
  2. 28 Apr 1955, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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