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A. G. BECKER & CO., INCORPORATED: JULY 2, 1894 FORWARD

A. G. Becker & Co., although "established" as a proprietorship in June 1893, became an Illinois corporation on July 2, 1894. The early years of business as a commercial paper house were successful and prosperous.

A. G. Becker & Co., Incorporated, Business Development to 1900

A major achievement by 1903 was the repayment by A. G. Becker of a large number of depositors in the failed Herman Schaffner bank.

Depositor Repayment Program Through 1903

Posted: July 12, 2007




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