Business & Finance: Marine Midland

To George Franklin Rand, president of The Marine Trust Co. of Buffalo, last week brought the culmination of a long held ambition. To the new era of U. S. chain banking it brought the greatest development yet recorded.

"Rand" in upper New York state stands for "Banking" as much as does "Giannini" in California. Just dedicated is the Rand Building, tallest of Buffalo skyscrapers, a memorial from Banker Rand to his father, George Franklin Rand Sr.,† remembered as an able banker and a mainspring of Buffalo finance.

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