WSB: Who We Are...
History


Wemple State Bank has enjoyed a very long and colorful heritage since its establishment in 1877 by Francis and Edward Wemple.

1910 Bank Facility
Wemple Brothers Bankers building as it appeared in 1910.

Bank Interior
Historical view behind the original teller's window. The window is proudly preserved and exhibited in the foyer of the present location.

Original Staff
Behind the scenes in the year 1923. Pictured from left to right are Mildred (Dennis) Ladage, Katherine Duer, Avis McMahon, Frank Wemple, Robert Elter, and Wilbur Wemple.

View From Pearl Street
Early 20th century perspective from the south end of North Pearl Street in Waverly, Illinois.

Artifacts in our Lobby
With each visit, everyone experiences the heritage of Wemple State Bank as they pass the original safe and teller window displayed in the foyer.

Current Facility
South side view of the present full service location on State Street in Waverly.

On October 11, 2005, after over 128 years of business, Wemple State Bank opened its first branch location in Morrisonville, Illinois.  Known as Morrisonville Bank, a Division of Wemple State Bank, the bank is a full service branch of Wemple State Bank offering an array of deposit, loan, and trust products.


 


Contact Us

WEMPLE STATE BANK
197 W. State St.
P.O. Box 105
Waverly, IL 62692
phone: 217/435-2181
fax: 217/435-9739

MORRISONVILLE BANK
a Division of Wemple State Bank
409 Carlin
P.O. Box 44
Morrisonville, IL 62546
phone: 217/526-3119
fax: 217/526-3110

PALMYRA BANK
a Division of Wemple State Bank
142 W. State  
P.O. Box 290
Palmyra, Illinois 62674
phone: 217/436-2100
fax: 217/436-2739
e-mail: info@wemplestatebank.com*

* Note: Information submitted by e-mail on this website is not shared with any third party and is kept private within our establishment. However, this website is not a secured website and therefore normal precautions should be taken when submitting information.
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