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Fayette County, Iowa  

 Biography Directory


Portrait & Biographical Album of Fayette County Iowa

Containing Full Page Portraits and Biographical Sketches of

Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County

Lake City Publishing Co., Chicago

March 1891


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Bank of Oelwein


BANK OF OELWEIN. The oldest established banking house in this city, was established in 1875 by the firm of Hoagland & Jamison, who successfully carried on a general banking business until 1882, when they sold out to S.B. Zeigler & Co., of West Union. Two years later Jamison Bros. & Co. became its proprietors, and the firm now consists of the following named well-known and substantial business men of Fayette: John and George W. Jamison, of Oelwein, and E. B. Shaw, banker of West Union, John Jamison acting Cashier. The Jamison brothers are among the oldest and best known business men of Oelwein and Mr. Shaw has been identifies with the leading banking house of Fayette County for many years. All connected with the bank are men of high standing in business circles and of known responsibility. This bank is situated in the James Bros. Block on the southwest corner of Frederick and Charles Streets, and does a general banking business. It ranks among the leading financial institutions of Northern Iowa, and John Jamison, the senior member of the firm, is also President of the bank of West Union.




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