A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912 Page: 100
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00 . A THUMB-NAIL HIxTOaY OF
are several large elevators in the building, thus
making access to every floor an easy thing. Including
the ground the building cost almost exactly
$1,000,000. The officers of the Union National
Bank are: J. S. Rice, president; T. C. Dunn,
George Hanmen, W. T. Carter, Abe Levy, J. M.
Rockwell, Jesse H. Jones and C. G. Pillot, vice
presidents; DeWitt C. Dunn, cashier; D. W.
Cooley and H. B. Finch, assistant cashiers.
Houston's youngest national bank, the Lumbermans
National, seems to have been something of
an absorber and consolidator itself. It was organized
and chartered in 1907 with a capital of $400,000.
When two years old it absorbed the National
City Bank and the next year the American National
Bank and Trust Company liquidated and turned
over its business to the Lumbermans Bank. This
bank is one of the strong financial institutions of
Houston and of South Texas, and does an immense
business. The officers of the Lumbermans National
Bank are: S. F. Carter, president; Guy M.
Bryan, active vice president; H. M. Garwood and
W. D. Cleveland, vice presidents; Lynn P. Talley,
cashier; M. S. Murray and H. M. Wilkens, assistant
The fact that Houston is the real financial center
of the State is shown by the report of the Treasury
Department in Washington issued February
20, 112. In the report the standing of six leading
cities is given and Houston occupies first place with
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Young, Samuel Oliver. A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912, book, 1912; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24649/m1/114/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .