Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below.
The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/.
Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than September 6, 2002.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Susan Zubradt, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
1. First Centralia Bancshares, Inc., Centralia, Kansas; to acquire up to 11.8 percent of the voting shares of Morrill Bancshares, Inc., Sabetha, Kansas, and thereby indirectly acquire Morrill State Bank Trust Co., Sabetha, Kansas; Morrill Janes Bancshares, Inc., Hiawatha, Kansas; Morrill Janes Bank Trust Co., Hiawatha, Kansas; Onaga Bancshares, Inc., Merriam, Kansas; The First National Bank of Onaga, Onaga, Kansas; Century Capital Financial, Inc., Kilgore, Texas; Century Capital Financial - Delaware, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware; and City National Bank, Kilgore, Texas.
In connection with this application, Applicant also has applied to acquire voting shares of FBC Financial Corporation, Claremore, Oklahoma, the parent of 1st Bank o Oklahoma, Claremore, Oklahoma. and thereby engage in operating a savings association, pursuant to § 225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y.
In addition, Applicant also has applied to engage de novo through First Trust Company of Onaga, Onaga, Oklahoma, in trust company functions, pursuant to § 225.28(b)(5) of Regulation Y.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 12, 2002.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 02-20792 Filed 8-15-02; 8:45 am]
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