Statements and Speeches of William McChesney Martin, Sr.
William McChesney Martin began his term as Governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis on January 16, 1929, staying until February 28, 1941. In 1935, as a result of the Banking Act of 1935, the position of Governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis was changed to President.
Prior to serving as Governor and President, Martin served as the first Chairman of the Board of Directors and Federal Reserve Agent for the Bank, from 1914-1929.
1911 to 1941
- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
- Public Statements of Presidents of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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1911 - The Suggested Plan for a National Reserve Association
First two pages only. The remainder of this document is missing.
October 31, 1911 - The Suggested Plan for a National Reserve Association
Address before the Bankers' Club, St. Louis
April 1916 - The Improvement of Credit Department Methods in Member and Reserve Banks
Reprinted from the Bulletin of the National Association of Credit Men
November 14, 1916 - The First Two Years of the Federal Reserve Bank
Address before the Memphis Chapter of the American Institute of Banking, reprinted from the Saint Louis Banker
March 24, 1917 - Net Profits Purpose of Business
Reprinted from The Implement Age, Springfield, OK
May 28, 1919 - How State Banks May Become Members of the Federal Reserve System
Address before the Annual Convention of the Arkansas Bankers' Association at Little Rock, AR
June 1920 - What My Classical Authors Mean to Me
Reprinted from The Classical Journal
November 5, 1935 - Federal Reserve System under the new Banking Act [The]
Address of William McChesney Martin before the Conference on Banking at the University of Illinois
November 9, 1936 - Your Federal Reserve Bank and you
Address before the 2nd Annual Conference on Banking at the University of Illinois
June 10, 1938 - Achievement
Address delivered before the National Convention of the American Institute of Banking, Louisville, Kentucky