- The Beloit Savings bank operated at
346 Bridge Street. Below is a history from 1889.
- The Beloit Savings Bank, one of the
leading banking institutions of the county, was
- established in 1881. S. T. MERRILL
was one of the prime movers in the affair. At the first election
of officers, S. T. MERRILL was elected President; Aaron
L. CHAPIN and C. C. KULER [KELER?] were
elected vice-presidents; and J. A. HOLMES was elected
Secretary and Treasurer. The following named gentlemen were the
first trustees of the bank: A. L. CHAPIN, S. T. MERRILL,
J. H. REIGART, O. C. JOHNSON, C. C. KELER
[KULER?], J. B. GORDON, R. J. BURGE, S.
S. NORTHRUP, C. BABBETT, J. A. HOLMES, L.
L. LANSING and R. J. DOWD. The financial committee
was composed of R. J. BURGE, O. C. JOHNSON and
the president and vice-presidents. The present officers are R.
J. DOWD, President; E. J. SMITH and C. D. WINSLOW,
Vice- Presidents. The board of trustees is composed of R. J.
DOWD, E. G. SMITH, S. T. MERRILL, Dr. E.
N. CLARK, H. M. WHITNEY, C. E. WHEELER,
E. J. SMITH, H. PENTLAND, C. D. WINSLOW,
J. B. PEET, P. JOHNSON, and J. A. HOLMES.
- The Beloit Savings Bank is the only
institution of the kind in the State. It has been a
- paying enterprise since its organization,
and from the beginning it has paid a dividend of 2½ per
cent. every six months, amounting to $9,689. The deposits at
this writing, June, 1889, amount to $47,300, and can be made
in sums from 25 cents to $1,000. This institution has been of
steady growth from the beginning and is one of the important
business concerns of Beloit.
- [Source: Portrait & Biographical
Album of Rock County, Wisconsin. 1889 Acme, Chicago, Illinois;
1886 Officers & Trustees
from Beloit Historical Society* (under Various, Beloit Free Press)]
- A. L. CHAPIN, President
- J. A. HOLMES, Secretary
- Trustees: B. M. MALONE,
H. PENTLAND, E. J. SMITH, R. J. DOWD, S.
S. NORTHRUP, P. J. J____SON, S. T. MERRILL,
_. P. WHEELER, J. H. FRENCH, J. A. HOLMES,
A. L. CHAPIN
- Finance Committee: R. J.
DOWD, S. S. NORTHRUP, P. J. J____SON, S.
T. MERRILL, J. H. FRENCH, A. L. CHAPIN
|1902 Officers &
- R. J. DOWD, President
- Edward F. HANSON,
- Trustees: R. J. DOWD,
S. T. MERRILL, C. C. KEELER, E. G. SMITH,
E. J. SMITH, A. N. BORT, E. F. HANSON, O.
T. THOMPSON, J. T. JOHNSON, J. C. ROOD,
D. H. POLLOCK, Cham INGERSOLL