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When Mary Roebling took over Trenton Trust Company, the bank’s assets were $17 million. By the time she retired as board chairman in 1984, assets had risen to $1.3 billion. Along the way, Roebling became the dean of America’s women bankers.

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In 1911, Wachovia Bank’s newsletter asked, “Does Beauty Attract Women Rather Than Reason? ”

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What does a mother of five do in 1884, after her husband dies and the mail has to get through? She takes over his job for the next 23 years and becomes a Wells Fargo legend.

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William Clark wrote that “A woman (traveling) with a party of men is a token of peace.” Now Sacagawea is on her own one dollar token

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