ISAIAS W. HELLMAN AND THE FARMERS AND MERCHANTS BANK
CLELAND, Robert Glass & PUTNAM, Frank B
San Marino, California The Huntington Library 1965 First Edition Octavo. ix, 136 pages. Illustrated from vintage photographs. Frontis portrait of Isaias Hellman. Endpaper map of Los Angeles, 1870. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering. A FINE copy in a FINE dustjacket, now in a clear mylar protective jacket. This is the story of Southern California's oldest bank, The Farmers and Merchants, which in 1956 merged into Security-First National Bank of Los Angeles, and of Isaias Hellman, its president and stabilizing financial genius. Hellman also organized and became the president of the Nevada Bank, which he merged with Wells Fargo and Company Bank, and of the Union Trust Company. These united in 1924 to become the Wells Fargo Bank and Union Trust Company, later simply Wells Fargo Bank. (Isaias Hellman's descendant Warren Hellman is today a financial force in San Francisco.) Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.
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