The First State Bank, Louise opened its doors in Louise, Texas, on May 7, 1956 with $100,000 original capital. The first officers were John W. Hancock, President; L.S. Stockton, Executive Vice President and Cashier; and M.W. Crowell, Vice President. By the end of September of the same year, The First State Bank, Louise had over $1 million in assets.
The First State Bank, Louise continues to grow and is resolved to stay independent. Today the bank has over $357 million in assets, $28.7 million in capital and nine branches — Louise, El Campo, Sweeny, Blessing, Wharton, Ganado, Bay City, Angleton, and Victoria. The First State Bank, Louise is proud of its community involvement and quality service.
We live up to our motto: “The Friendliest Bank Anywhere.” Come in and let us prove it to you!