The Caddo Herald
March 7, 1919
Oklahoma State Bank Changes Officers
Mr. Geo. H. Mills has resigned as cashier of the Oklahoma State Bank of Caddo to become the active vice president of the Farmers State Bank at Kenefick; he taking charge this week.
Mr. Edw. D. Bennett has been chosen cashier of the Oklahoma State Bank in his place.
Mr. Mills has been with the Oklahoma State Bank these two years past as cashier and made many friends who will regret to lose him as a citizen of Caddo, but who will commend him to the good graces of the people of Kenefick. He with his wife and child will be a distinct addition to the social and business circles of that thriving town.
Mr. Bennett has been a citizen of Caddo these eight years past; has been assistant cashier of the Oklahoma State Bank two years; and in addition is a lover of fine live stock, taking great interest in thoroughbred Jerseys and Holsteins. His home is here and all his other interests are here. He is an affable, courteous gentleman with whom it is a pleasure to transact business.
Mr. Arthur Manning continues as president, being the active managing officer. Mr. Manning is known to everyone in and about Caddo, he having been born and raised here. He knows the people, their resources and needs; and is ever ready to do things that will benefit the community. He has been in the banking business in Caddo these past ten years and is particularly glad to assist people to better conditions in life.
J. B. Moore and W. W. Boone are vice presidents. Mr. Moore is better known as Jack. He is with the Smith, Moore, Williams Co.; been here fourteen years; is always in line for betterments. Mr. Boone is senior member of Boone & Styron, a firm of drygoods men who are always up to date, who have done much to make Caddo the progressive city it is.
Messrs. Jim Moore and H. T. Chiles are directors. Mr. Moore is also with the Smith, Moore, Williams Co. and has lived here fourteen years, owns his home here and all his other interests are in and near Caddo. Mr. Chiles is with the Lingo-Leeper Co. and has been here twenty years.
Green Thompson of Durant and H. C. Perry of McAlester are the remaining directors. They know conditions in Oklahoma and add much strength to the combination.
In making announcement to the community the Oklahoma State Bank emphasizes the fact that it is a home institution, owned and controlled by home people, and conducted for the benefit of home people. This bank has strong connections so that they can accommodate every legitimate banking need. Strong enough for big business and careful enough for small business.
All deposits in the Oklahoma State Bank, besides being protected by an unusually strong directorate, are fully protected by the Depositors Guaranty fund of the State of Oklahoma; by reason of which during its operation since statehood no depositor has ever lost a dollar in the entire state.
The Oklahoma State Bank will continue its policy of taking care of the legitimate banking needs of the community. Its friends are welcome to visit them; to make use of the excellent banking facilities and to make this bank your bank.