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Community State Bank
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The Community State Bank
On January 26, 1887 the Bank of Curryville was founded with 10,000 dollars from it’s original stockholders. Each share was worth 100 dollars
The first director of the bank was W.K. Biggs. His family owner the majority of the shares. He was also the
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president of the bank from 1887 to 1895.from 1895 to 1915 W.J. Hawkins, Mr. Biggs' son in law was the chief executive. At this time they had two people run the bank; the CEO was the cashier, took care of deposits and also made loans out. The other employee was Oley Hawkins, W.J.'s son. He became the cashier after his father in law died in 1915. After W.J. died the bank needed another employee and Lucille Warren was their man.
The Curryville Bank was a solid business, it had a good management system and it proved it by surviving the great depression in the 1930's under the leadership of Oley. After Oley died in 1937 G.B. Weber became the cashier until Kennedy Banks took over in 1943. Up until 1945 the bank made it residence in Curryville until in that year John McLlroy and Edward Long moved it to Bowling Green. In that same year the bank officially changed directors and names to the Community State Bank of Bowling Green
In 1957 the bank once again changed CEO's, this time it was Carl Murray. Tapley McCune succeeded Mr.
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Murray. McCune had both a professional and a family background in the banking business. He had been an employee in the bank since 1960 and he is the great great nephew if H.G. McCune, one of the banks original founding investors. Under the supervision of Mr. McCune the Bank opened a new facility in Troy, Mo.
In 2005 the bank changed it's name from the Community State Bank Of Bowling Green to the Community State Bank Of Missouri.
After years and year of operating the bank with only a handful of employees, by the time that the bank celebrated 100 years of service in 1987, it had 18 employees. By the time that Mr. McCune retired in 2006 the bank had 30 full time employees and three part time employees in bowling green. In Troy they had ten full time and three part time employees.
Bank has made very long strides since it opened with $10 thousand. In 1946 the capital account totaled $60 thousand. The most recent capital account figure is approximately $25 million. Today Paul Hill and Mark Goodwin the Executive Vice Presidents, run the day to day activities. Both of them have over 28 years of banking experience at the Community State Bank of Missouri.
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