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February 18, 2014

Letter From George Seay on Behalf of the "Committee on Locating Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond"

Letter from Seay Endorsing Richmond

Seay Leter

George Seay, the first governor of the Richmond Fed, wrote a five-page letter that accompanied a more detailed report outlining the reasons a Federal Reserve Bank should be located in Richmond. The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond opened on November 16, 1914.

For more information regarding Richmond’s winning bid for the Fifth District, please see this Region Focus article from the Winter 2007 issue.

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Topics: Fifth District

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