THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF HUDSON
COLUMBIA COUNTY, NEW YORK
By Captain Franklin Ellis130
The First National Bank of Hudson was organized under the national banking law, March 25, 1864, with a capital of $200,000, and a guaranteed circulation of $180,000. It was then located at No. 167 Warren street. The first officers were: President, Josiah W. Fairfield; Vice-President, Robert B. Shepard; Cashier, Peter s. Wynkoop; Directors, George H. Power, Milton Martin, S. T. Du Bois, David Crapser, Hiram W. Dixon, Isaac N. Collier, and Theodore Miller. In 1869 it was removed to its present location in the city-hall building. the present officers are Robert B. Shepard, president; Milton Martin, vice-president; William Seymour, cashier; Milton Martin, William I. Traver, Lucius Moore, James C. Rogerson, R. E. Benedict, Edmund Rockefeller, David Crapser, Robert B. Shepard, Isaac N. Collier, directors.