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FEDERAL RESERV E BANK
O F DALLAS

Dallas, Texas, May 31, 1941

NOM INATIONS FO R DIRECTOR

To the Member Bank Addressed:
In accordance with the provisions of Section 4 of the Federal Reserve Act and my circular dated April 24, 1941,
in regard to election of a director of this bank to succeed Ford Seale, deceased, Class A director, whose term expires
December 31, 1941, there is shown on the following page the name and biographical sketch of the nominee for such
directorship, together with list of the nominating banks.
There is being sent to each bank in Group 2 a ballot for use in voting on the candidate for Class A director.
There is enclosed an envelope bearing on its face a certificate in regard to the vote; also a colored envelope marked
“Ballot ” in which the ballot is to be sealed.
The ballot and the certificate on the certificate envelope must be executed by an officer who has been authorized
to cast the vote. A list of the designated voting officers was attached to my circular of April 24. Neither the name of
the bank nor that of the voting officer should be written on the ballot, but only on the certificate envelope. AFTER
THE BALLOT HAS BEEN PROPERLY MARKED,
(1 ) It should be placed in the colored envelope marked “Ballot” and the envelope sealed.
(2 ) Then the colored sealed envelope should be sealed within the certificate envelope.
(3 ) Then the certificate envelope, containing the sealed ballot envelope, should be returned to me in the enclosed
self-addressed envelope, so as to reach me not later than the closing of the polls at 3:00 P. M. on June 17,
1941.
When the polls are closed, the ballot box will be opened in the board room of this bank, the votes counted and
the result of the election announced.
BANKS IN GROUPS 1 AND 3 WILL NOT VOTE IN THIS ELECTION. A copy of this circular, however, is
being sent to each of them without forms for their information.
Respectfully,

Chairman of the Doard

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CA N D ID A TE F O R C L A SS A D IR E C T O R
Name of Candidate
J. E. WOODS, President
Teague National Bank
Teague, Texas
Mr. Woods was born at Headsville, Robertson County, Texas, December 24, 1885. He received his early education
in the public schools and attended Sam Houston State Teachers College at Huntsville.
He moved to Teague, Texas, in 1907, where he was active in the practice of law for several years, serving two
terms as County Attorney.
He entered the banking field in 1925, when he organized the Teague National Bank. He is now President of that
institution and is also the Chairman of the Board of the Farmers State Bank of Temple, Texas, where he resides.
Mr. Woods has served as President of the Texas Bankers Association and is now President of the Temple Cham­
ber of Commerce, Temple, Texas.
Nominated by the Following Banks in Group 2:
New Mexico
Roswell ......... ..........- ___ _______First National Bank
Tucumcari ......... ..... ...... ..... .... .......... First National Bank
Texas
Amarillo___
.....American National Bank
A tlanta............................................ Atlanta National Bank
Ballinger _____
First National Bank
Bay City_____ ____ __ _____Bay City Bank & Trust Co.
_
Beaumont ..... ............ Security State Bank & Trust Co.
Brady ..............................
Commercial National Bank
Brenham.................
First National Bank
Brownwood
........
Citizens National Bank
Bryan............................................
First National Bank
Cameron
..... ................ ...... Citizens National Bank
Canadian
... ......
........... ...... First National Bank
Childress ..... ................. .............. ....... First National Bank
Cleburne ................ ............ .........
City National Bank
Cleburne ..................... .............. Cleburne National Bank
Coleman
......................... First Coleman National Bank
Del Rio
........................
Del Rio Bank & Trust Co.
Del Rio ________ _____ _____ Del Rio National Bank
Denison ..........
State National Bank
Eagle Lake
.........................
First National Bank
Eldorado
First National Bank
Ennis
.........
Citizens National Bank
Galveston ....
First National Bank
Gatesville
........... ........ National Bank of Gatesville
Hamilton
.......................
Hamilton National Bank
Hillsboro
..............
Citizens National Bank
Hubbard ..........
..........
......First National Bank

Texas (Continued)
Huntsville .............................................. First National Bank
Huntsville________
..Huntsville National Bank
Jacksonville ........................................... First National Bank
Kaufman....................Farmers & Merchants National Bank
Laredo.....................................
...Union National Bank
Llano.......................................................... Moore State Bank
Longview...............
Longview National Bank
Lubbock................................................Lubbock National Bank
Lufkin..................................................... Lufkin National Bank
Marlin............................................... . .. Marlin National Bank
Marshall.................................................... First National Bank
Mart....................................
First National Bank
Mexia ___ ___ ___ __Prendergast-Smith National Bank
Midland..... ............................................. First National Bank
Mineola............. ..................................... First National Bank
Nacogdoches ____ ___ ______Commercial National Bank
Odessa...........................................
First National Bank
Pampa...................
First National Bank
Rosebud _____
Planters National Bank
San Marcos
........... ..... .... ... State Bank & Trust Co.
Sonora ........
First National Bank
Stephenville ....
............ Farmers-First National Bank
Taylor
..........................
City National Bank
Taylor
........
First-Taylor National Bank
Waco ..........
Citizens National Bank
Waxahachie .......
Citizens National Bank
Wharton
............ .................. Wharton Bank & Trust Co.
Winnsboro .....
First National Bank
Winters
.......... ............................Winters State Bank
Yoakum....................
Yoakum National Bank

Group 2

FEDERAL. R E S E R V E BA NK O F D A LLA S

BALLOT

VOTE OF BANK OF GROUP 2 FOR CLASS A DIRECTOR
This ballot must be marked and the certificate on the envelope must be executed by an officer who

has been duly authorized to cast the vote.
Indicate your vote by inserting an “X” in the column below, captioned “Choice.” The ballot must
be thus marked, even though there is only one candidate.
This ballot, to be counted, must reach me not later than 3:00 P. M., June 17, 1941.
J. H. MERRITT, Chairman.

CANDIDATE
J. E. Woods................................................................................................................

C hoice

(Indicate choice by “X”)

Ballot - Directors’ Election
Group 2

[Certificate Envelope]
THIS ENVELOPE SHOULD CONTAIN ONLY BALLOT IN SEALED COLORED ENVELOPE
IT WILL NOT BE OPENED UNTIL POLLS CLOSE JUNE 17, 1941
Group No. 2
To Chairman of the Board
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
In accordance with Section 4 of the Federal Reserve Act, I hereby certify that my choice for a Class
A director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is as indicated thus (X ) on the ballot sealed herein.
For.....................................................................
(Name of Bank)

(Location of Bank)

..........................................................................
(Signature of Officer Designated to Vote)

(Title of Voting Officer)


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