Waggoner Swindle To Save Bank of Telluride: Sunday Sign

As banks around the US began to fail in 1929, Charles D. Waggoner, president of the Bank of Telluride, saw the writing on the wall. Waggoner knew that customer confidence was, essentially, all that remained of the Bank's assets. The week's Sunday Sign commemorates Waggoner's "Great Swindle" to save the Bank of Telluride. On August 30, 1929, Charles D. Waggoner set out for Denver with a … [Read more...]