The Bank of York’s 100th Anniversary

WHEREAS, it is with great pride and pleasure that The Bank of York, York, Alabama is recognized upon the occasion of their 100th anniversary which officially occurs on December 14, 2011; and

WHEREAS, the Alabama State Banking Department is honored to share 2011 as our 100th anniversary year with the Bank of York; and

WHEREAS, the Bank of York, was first chartered in December of 1911, the 14th charter to be issued by the Alabama State Banking Department; and

WHEREAS, it is the oldest bank still in existence with the same name since its formation 100 years ago; and 

WHEREAS, the Bank of York is the oldest and only locally owned bank operating in Sumter County Alabama; and  

WHEREAS, the Bank of York is an asset and proven corporate partner to the Sumter County community; and

WHEREAS, the Bank of York is blessed with outstanding, dedicated and hardworking employees, management and directors:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama, do hereby proclaim December 14, 2011, as

The Bank of York’s 100th Anniversary

in the State of Alabama.

      Given Under My Hand and the Great Seal of the

Office of the Governor at the State Capitol in the

City of Montgomery on the 6th day of December 2011.


Robert Bentley, Governor