9781890434663

Banking in the Great Northern Territory : An Illustrated History

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  • ISBN13:

    9781890434663

  • ISBN10:

    1890434663

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-08-15
  • Publisher: Afton Historical Society Pr

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Summary

As the Great-Grandson of railroad baron James J. Hill-who acquired and orchestrated the reorganization of the First National Bank of St. Paul, a cornerstone of First Bank Stock Corporation, now U.S. Bank-Dick has a personal, family interest in the history of banking in Minnesota. As a long-time participant in Twin Cities banking-he worked five decades for predecessor banks of both U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo-Dick had a front-row seat as the regional banks disappeared and the two national bank goliaths emerged. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9(3)
Acknowledgments 12(3)
Introduction 15(5)
I. TWINS IN THE MAKING (to 1930)
Setting the Stage
20(10)
Money and Banking 101
30(16)
Frontier Banking in Minnesota
46(10)
Twin Cities Banking Refined
56(24)
Birth of the Holding Companies
80(22)
II. STRUGGLES TO SURVIVE (1931--1945)
Years of Trial
102(16)
Rebuilding the Economy
118(10)
III. GROWING PAINS (1946--1970)
Evolution of the Species
128(12)
The Board
140(8)
The Age of Computers
148(10)
IV. COMING OF AGE (1971--1985)
Regulation and Inflation
158(8)
A Script for the Future
166(20)
V. REACHING MATURITY (1986--1999)
The Edifice Complex
186(12)
New Frontiers in Banking
198(18)
Twins No More
216(6)
The Next Century
222(16)
Sweeping Up
238(4)
Appendices 242(2)
Notes 244(5)
Bibliography 249(1)
Credits 250(2)
Index 252

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