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''Presidents:''
* '''Charles Mylius''', ''1889 – 1893''
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* '''Philander B. Ross''', ''1865 – 1888''
* '''Charles J. Cawley''', ''1893 1895''
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* '''Joel Read''', ''1889 – 1907''
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* '''C. H. Marvin''', ''1908 – 1917''
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* [[Elmer_Erwood_Cheney_(Urbana,_OH)|'''Elmer E. Cheney''', ''1918 – 1933'']]
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* '''G. V. Fromme''', ''1934 – 1935''
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* [[Core_Serena_Ireland_(Terre_Haute,_OH)|'''Core S. Ireland''', ''1940 1943'']]
  
 
''Cashiers:''
 
''Cashiers:''
* '''William T. Morgan''', ''1928 1933''
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* '''Henry P. Espy''', ''1865 1885''
 
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* '''W. R. Ross''', ''1886 – 1909''
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* '''J. C. Powers''', ''1910 – 1926''
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* [[Core_Serena_Ireland_(Terre_Haute,_OH)|'''Core S. Ireland''', ''1927 1940'']]
* [[William Towner Morgan (Pipestone, MN)|'''William T. Morgan''', ''1928 1933'']]
 
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== Other Bank Note Signers ==
 
== Other Bank Note Signers ==

Latest revision as of 23:04, 8 June 2019

Circa 1910s postcard showing the Champaign National Bank

The Champaign National Bank of Urbana, OH (1851 - 2007) was one of four national banks that served the city of Urbana during the National Era. As of 1917, it was the largest bank in Champaign county.[1]


Early History

The Champaign County Bank was organized in 1851 under the Free Banking System of Ohio.[2] In 1865, the directors and stockholders of the bank sought a national bank charter, which was granted on March 21, 1865.[3]

Bank History

Check showing an image of the bank building.

In January of 1911, capital stock was doubled from $100,000 to $200,000. Around that same time, the bank purchased the property at the corner of North Main and Court streets directly across from the courthouse. Although the building could not be completely renovated at the time the front was rebuilt with stone and oak while the south side doors were replaced with plate glass windows and doors.[4]

In 2007, Champaign National Bank was acquired by Citizens Banking Co., now Civista Bank.[5]

1929 Type 1 note issued by Champaign National Bank signed by Core S. Ireland, Cashier and Elmer E. Cheney, President.

Bank Notes Issued

A total of $4,502,950 in National Bank Notes was issued by this bank between 1865 and 1935. This consisted of a total of 551,226 notes (408,564 large size and 142,662 small size notes).


This bank issued the following Types and Denominations of bank notes:

  • Original Series ($5,$10,$20)
  • Series 1875 ($5,$10,$20)
  • Series 1882 Brown Back ($5,$10,$20)
  • Series 1902 Red Seal ($5,$10,$20)
  • Series 1902 Date Back ($5,$10,$20)
  • Series 1902 Plain Back ($5,$10,$20)
  • Series 1929 Type 1 small size ($5,$10,$20)
  • Series 1929 Type 2 small size ($5,$10,$20)

Official Bank Title(s)

  • The Champaign National Bank of Urbana


Bank Presidents and Cashiers

First National Bank Presidents and Cashiers during the National Bank Note Era (1889 - 1935):

Presidents:

Cashiers:

Other Bank Note Signers

  • There are currently no known Vice President or Assistant Cashier bank note signers for this bank.


References

  • Don C. Kelly, National Bank Notes, A Guide with Prices. 6th Edition (Oxford, OH: The Paper Money Institute, 2008).
  • Dean Oakes and John Hickman, Standard Catalog of National Bank Notes. 2nd Edition (Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1990).
  • Banks & Bankers Historical Database (1782-1935), https://bbdata.banknotehistory.com