History of Past Bank Presidents

The founding President of First National Bank of Groton was Charles Perrigo in 1865. He was followed by Dexter Marsh in 1890. Welthea Marsh was elected President after her husband’s death in 1895. She was one of the first women in the country to serve as President of a National Bank. She was followed by notable Groton individuals, leading up to the Bank’s current President, Stephen Gobel.

Charles Perrigo 1865-1890

Charles Perrigo
1865-1890

Dexter Marsh
1890-1895

Welthea Marsh 1896-1901

Welthea Marsh
1896-1901

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Frank Conger
1901-1902

Jay Conger 1902-1911

Jay Conger
1902-1911

Giles Stoddard 1911-1922

Giles Stoddard
1911-1922

Fred Atwood 1922-1932

Fred Atwood
1922-1932

Walter Gale 1932-1940

Walter Gale
1932-1940

Jay Conger Jr. 1940-1958

Jay Conger Jr.
1940-1958

Manly Gale 1958-1969

Manly Gale
1958-1969

Earl Jones 1969-1970

Earl Jones
1969-1970

Robert Dempsey 1970-1973

Robert Dempsey
1970-1973

Merle Metzgar 1973-1978

Merle Metzgar
1973-1978

Stephen Gobel 1978-

Stephen Gobel
1978-present