History of Bank of Cairo and Moberly
When the 20 subscribers of stock in the new “Bank of Cairo” met at the Masonic Hall in 1905, they had no idea what the future had in store. They could not have foreseen the high economic times of the 20s and 30s, nor could they have believed the tragedies that would come out of the depression years.
What they did envision was a bank of their own: A bank that would provide a safe haven for their earnings and their savings. Also, the bank could make sound loans to the farmers and proprietors and would otherwise be the financial hub for the area.
Today, after 100 plus years, the Bank of Cairo survives as the Bank of Cairo & Moberly. It subscribes to the same basic goals set out by the original stockholders.
The Bank has enjoyed the periods of prosperity and has held firm during times of hardship. Like our predecessors, we cannot foretell what the future may bring. But, we intend to be there, to be involved and to carry on the progressive yet conservative traditions that reflect the posture of the people we serve. Whether the prosperity of the early 1900s, the Depression of the 1930s, the calm of the 1950s or the roller-coaster economy of the 1980s, the Bank of Cairo & Moberly will provide the good, sound services intended by our founders in 1905.
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