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This Day in Wells Fargo HistoryJune 16, 1879

When Wachovia National Bank opened its doors in Winston, North Carolina, the Raleigh News predicted “a prosperous future.” Wachovia eventually grew into the fourth-largest bank in the nation at the time of its 2008 merger with Wells Fargo.
Three story brick building on corner with words Wachovia National Bank over door. Three men in business attire stand just outside door. Large tree foreground left. Image is black and white.

A partnership born to solve challenges

Throughout their lives, Henry Wells and William G. Fargo, the founders of Wells, Fargo & Co., were known for their innovation and dedication to customers.

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