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GERMAN TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK
Officers of the bank in 1895 were Paul TRAUT, president; John Bell, vice-president; and J. M. Werner, cashier. Directors were Paul Traut, Christopher H. BERG, Nicholas GLAB, Peter KLAUER, Alphons MATTHEWS, A. Jaeger, and Anthony F. HEEB.
The 1911-12 Dubuque City Directory and 1913 Dubuque and Dubuque County Directory stated that this business was located at 1301-1315 Clay.
After WORLD WAR I, German Trust and Savings Bank was renamed the UNION TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK and was located in a building on the southeast corner of 14th and Central. (2) The bank was brought to ruin in January 1932 by a run on its deposits.
1. "Action Line," Telegraph Herald, September 6, 1974, p. 32. Online: http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Av5QAAAAIBAJ&sjid=DL8MAAAAIBAJ&pg=7347,1198082&dq=german+savings+bank+history+dubuque&hl=en
2. Cooper, Brian. "Reconfiguring Words: Why?," Telegraph Herald, May 18, 2003, p. 3. Online: http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=nsRFAAAAIBAJ&sjid=470MAAAAIBAJ&pg=6490,3464523&dq=german+savings+bank+history+dubuque&hl=en