Hearing Before the Federal Reserve Board on Behalf of the City of Louisville, Petitioning for a Branch Federal Reserve Bank of the St. Louis Reserve District



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In 1916, the city of Louisville petitioned St. Louis for the creation of a branch bank in their city, but the petition was denied. The attached hearing is a transcript of a meeting held at the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. on December 21, 1916 when a group of Louisville bankers and William McChesney Martin Sr. appeared before the Board to discuss their needs. On July 3, 1917, the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis granted the petition for a branch bank at Louisville, KY. The Louisville branch opened for business on December 3, 1917.

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), ([year]), Hearing Before the Federal Reserve Board on Behalf of the City of Louisville, Petitioning for a Branch Federal Reserve Bank of the St. Louis Reserve District, [issue title/date], accessed Apr 18, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=488

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1916