Frank Hunter Sabine Parish, Louisiana
Frank Hunter, president of the Sabine State Bank, was born in
Marshall County, Tennessee, February 28, 1875, and spent his
boyhood days on a farm. He was given fair opportunities for
procuring an education and he took advantage of them, and was
able to pursue the profession of teaching, but subsequently
decided to enter upon a business career, for which his education
In 1901 he came to Many to become cashier of the Sabine Valley
Bank, the first banking institution which was organized in the
parish. He remained in this position until the Many State Bank
and the Sabine Valley Bank were consolidated and re-chartered
under the name of Sabine State Bank when he was made president
of that institution, which position he still occupies.
He is a conservative and progressive business man, and besides
at Lending to his duties as the head of the bank has given
encouragement and assistance to worthy enterprises and has
filled several positions, honorary and political. He is a good
citizen and as president of the bank is always ready to extend
favors when it is in the interest of safe banking to do so.
In 1904 Mr. Hunter was married to Miss Persia Brown of Canton,
Mississippi and they have an interesting family and pretty home.
Source: History of Sabine Parish,
Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.