Banking and Finance in Cache Valley, 1856 - 1956

Patricia Kaye Hurren, Utah State University

This work made publicly available electronically on July 1, 2011.


For one hundred years Cache Valley has been a growing segment of the American Economy. Alternating Periods of national financial stress and prosperity have been reflected in this Valley. In addition, Cache Valley has been confronted with certain distinct economic and financial problems and has produced her own solutions to these problems. Although her economy is based in large part on agriculture, the existence of the state agricultural college and a number of industries in her midst has induced economic growth and influenced economic development.