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TWENTY-THIRD ANNUAL REPORT

OF THE

COMMISSIONER OF BANKING

ON

State Banks, Mutual Savings Banks and
Trust Companies

OF WISCONSIN

SHOWING THE CONDITION OF ALL STATE BANKS, MUTUAL SAV-
INGS BANKS, TRUST COMPANY BANKS, AND NATIONAL

BANKS IN THE STATE AT THE CLOSE OF BUSI-
NESS NOVEMBER 20, 1917.

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State Banking Department

TWENTY-THIRD ANNUAL REPORT

To His Excellency, EMANUEL L. PHILIPP, Governor of Wisconsin.

Sir: In conformity with section 2024-5 of the statutes, I have the honor to submit to you this, the twenty-third annual report on banks in Wisconsin.

The compilation was made on the basis of the last call for statement, November 20, 1917, and exhibits the financial condition of seven hundred and fifty-three state banks, seven mutual savings banks, and fifteen trust companies, doing business under our state laws on the date mentioned.

State banks and trust companies represent an aggregate capital investment of $25,177,850, and a gain during the twelve month period in capital invested of $1,505,500. Their total resources were $339,759,758.49, which shows an increase in resources of $41,142,582.88.

My report itemizes abstracts of reports of each of the three groups of Wisconsin institutions, land mortgage associations, and national banks of the state.

GENERAL CONDITION

It is very gratifying to say that the past year has been a prosperous one for Wisconsin from a financial standpoint and a most satisfactory one from the results obtained in response to the several requests made for governmental aid and service.

Perhaps, no phase of the war work appeals more strongly to the banker than the floating of the Liberty Loan, and I am, indeed, pleased to report that the banks of the state responded promptly and cheerfully to every call of our federal government in the present crisis. That the banks cooperated and are

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