Central Bank

Status:Inactive as of 1991-10-18
 Absorption - Assisted
Corrections
Successor Bank:Centerbank
Headquarters:Central Bank
43 East Main Street
Meriden, CT 06450
Established:1851-07-12
FDIC Insurance:1958-01-01
FDIC Cert:#17822
Charter Class:Savings banks, state charter, supervised by the FDIC
# of Branches:19
Total Assets:$654,715,000
Total Deposits:$627,935,000

History

1851-07-12Institution established: Original name:The Central Bank for Savings
1986-07-03Change trust powers from TRUST POWERS NOT GRANTED to FULL TRUST POWERS GRANTED
1986-07-24Changed organization type to STOCK SAVINGS BANK
1987-12-02Changed name to Central Bank
1989-11-09Acquired National Industrial Bank of Connecticut (19114) in MERIDEN, CT
1991-01-30Acquired First Central Bank (27468) in HARTFORD, CT
1991-10-18Failed. Acquired with government financial assistance and subsequently operated as part of Centerbank (18262)
1991-11-14Acquired Connecticut Savings Bank (18239) in NEW HAVEN, CT
1993-07-29Change trust powers from FULL TRUST POWERS GRANTED to TRUST POWERS TERMINATED
1994-03-21Acquired Bank of Waterbury (26192) in WATERBURY, CT
1995-07-28Acquired Founders Bank (26187) in NEW HAVEN, CT as part of a government assisted transaction.
1995-12-15Acquired Great Country Bank (18222) in ANSONIA, CT
1996-04-12Acquired Heritage Bank (27386) in WATERTOWN, CT
1996-11-14Merged into and subsequently operated as part of First Union Bank of Connecticut (9230) in STAMFORD, CT
1997-07-31Acquired First Union National Bank of Virginia (6904) in ROANOKE COUNTY, VA
1997-07-31Acquired First Union Bank of Connecticut (9230) in STAMFORD, CT
1997-07-31Acquired First Union National Bank of Maryland (18024) in ROCKVILLE, MD
1997-07-31Acquired First Union National Bank of Tennessee (19879) in NASHVILLE, TN
1997-07-31Acquired First Union National Bank of South Carolina (18395) in GREENVILLE, SC
1997-07-31Acquired First Union National Bank of Washington, D.C. (18839) in WASHINGTON, DC
1997-07-31Merged into and subsequently operated as part of First Union National Bank (4885) in CHARLOTTE, NC
1997-11-29Acquired Signet Bank (11589) in RICHMOND, VA
1998-02-26Merged into and subsequently operated as part of First Union National Bank (33869) in CHARLOTTE, NC
1998-02-27Acquired Signet Trust Company (90613) in RICHMOND, VA
1998-05-15Acquired Corestates Bank, National Association (719) in PHILADELPHIA, PA
1998-08-13Acquired Mentor Trust Company (Virginia) (34822) in RICHMOND, VA
1998-08-13Acquired Mentor Trust Company (33942) in PHILADELPHIA, PA
1999-07-16Acquired Keystone Trust Company (34003) in PORTSMOUTH, NH
1999-12-01Acquired Meridian Trust Company (26064) in READING, PA
2002-04-01Changed name to Wachovia Bank, National Association (33869)
2002-04-01Acquired Wachovia Bank, National Association (817) in WINSTON-SALEM, NC
2002-12-31Acquired Offitbank (33603) in NEW YORK CITY, NY
2002-12-31Acquired The First National Bank of Atlanta (26747) in NEW CASTLE, DE
2003-11-06Acquired Atlantic Savings Bank, F.S.B. (32335) in HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC
2004-12-01Acquired First Union Direct Bank, National Association (34483) in AUGUSTA, GA
2005-01-03Acquired SouthTrust Bank (849) in BIRMINGHAM, AL
2006-03-01Acquired Western Financial Bank, National Association (31954) in Irvine, CA
2007-10-12Acquired World Savings Bank Interim, National Association (NY) (58838) in OCEANSIDE, NY
2008-06-01Acquired A.G. Edwards Trust Company, FSB (35018) in ST. LOUIS, MO
2010-03-20Acquired Wachovia Bank of Delaware, National Association (33931) in WILMINGTON, DE
2010-03-20Merged into and subsequently operated as part of Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (3511) in SIOUX FALLS, SD
2010-04-10Acquired Wachovia Card Services, National Association (58496) in ATLANTA, GA
2010-05-10Acquired Wells Fargo HSBC Trade Bank, National Association (34075) in SAN FRANCISCO, CA
2010-11-01Acquired Wells Fargo Alaska Trust Company, National Association (57755) in ANCHORAGE, AK
2011-03-31Acquired Wells Fargo Central Bank (26839) in CALABASAS, CA
2011-05-06Reorganized.
2011-07-01Reorganized.
2011-07-15Reorganized.
2011-12-01Reorganized.
2012-02-01Reorganized.