Mount Vernon County Seat

describes Farmers Bank of Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, MO.

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Mount Vernon County Seat - MUNT VERRON. The County Seat cf Lawrence...
MUNT VERRON. The County Seat cf Lawrence County. It 1 Beautiful Little Clly and la the CJ)tr of Oa. of th. Klchc.t Farming - and Fruit Refloat la th. Great South - wmI Country. Mount Vernon, Mo., Is the county seat of Lnm - renee county and Is a trading and shipping center of one of the finest mineral and agricultural sections In the Southwest It Is a beautiful place of 2,500 Inhabitants and Is located on the Greenfield branch of the K. C, Ft. S. & M. railway. Mount Vernon excels In Its schools and churches and Is altogether a most pleasant place of resldenca Following are a few of its representative business bouses: The Farmers' bank of Mount Vernon was organized In 1890, with a capital stock of $25,000, and Is a prominent factor In the growth and welfare of this section. Its average deposits are over $100,000, its management - Is prudent and safe, and the institution has the utmost confidence of the public. The FARMERS' BANK, Mount Vernon, Mo. bank is handsomely apportioned throughout with latest banking appliances and furniture, fire and burglar proof vaults, and is in every respect capable of transacting all business fn its line. The following well known gentlemen constitute its officials: William A. McCanse, president; George A. McCanse, cashier; W. H. Johnson, M. 8kinner and J. A. Orr. William A. McCanse has been Identified with the commercial interests of this section since 1842, and' is . one of the pioneers of Lawrence county. . The Mount Vernon bank is another solid financial institution of this city.' It was organised and chartered in 1888, with a; paid up capital of $50,000. The bank is centrally located and is thor - oughly.cqulpped throughout. The vaults are of the latest time lock patent, and the turnishingH up to date. ; The concern has the full confidence of the public and Iocs "E large shnre of the bank ing business of this section. Its officers are W. E,. Wright, president; C. J. Baugh, cashier, and W. W. WTialey, vice president,,; Mr. Wright is the senior member of the, Implement firm of Wright & Co., and has long been connected with the. business Interests of Mount Vernon, , J.. proprietor the Tost - began stock grocerymen, one this Is Monett this years,: best Louis. the business genal

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  1. Springfield Leader and Press,
  2. 09 Oct 1897, Sat,
  3. Page 15

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  • Mount Vernon County Seat — describes Farmers Bank of Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, MO.

    MERasmussen – 22 Jun 2013