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Huntsville State Bank

Huntsville State Bank (later Huntsville National Bank) interior with Raymond Davis, H. Q. Webster, Rufus Miller, and A. T. Randolph, 1933. Huntsville State Bank was founded in 1907 as a financial alternative to the Gibbs National Bank (which later became the First National Bank of Huntsville in 1923) which was owned and operated by the Gibbs family, one of Huntsville's pioneering merchant families. Touting itself as "the bank of the people," the Huntsville State Bank claimed to represent the interests of those opposed to the Gibbs family's overweening financial and political influence in the area.