Three Generations of the Fair Family operate Jewell County banks
August 11, 2022
This is a story of a bank.
More than that, it is the story of people who staked their claims and gambled their livelihoods on farming and enterprising on the rough prairielands of north central Kansas --which was to become the geographical center of a bulging country straining to unite and conquer.
And it is the story of a struggling band of settlers who in early years overcame the frontier ravages of fires, pestilence and droughts to develop into an ambitious, vibrant community with a proud heritage. We like to think of it as a conquering spirit of hardy pioneers which will be kept ali...