First Chicago Bank

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First Chicago Bank was a Chicago-based retail and commercial bank tracing its roots to 1863, when it received one of the first charters under the then new National Bank Act. Over the years, the bank operated under several names including The First National Bank of Chicago and First Chicago NBD (following its 1995 merger with the former National Bank of Detroit). In 1998, First Chicago NBD merged with Banc One Corporation to form Bank One Corporation, today a part of Chase.

Quick facts: Trade name, Type, Traded as, Industry, Predec...
First Chicago Corporation
First Chicago Bank
TypeBank Holding Company
NYSE: FNB (1969-1995)
IndustryFinancial Services
PredecessorFirst National Bank of Chicago
  • 1863; 160 years ago (1863) as bank
  • 1969; 54 years ago (1969) as holding company
FounderEdmund Aiken
  • 1995; 28 years ago (1995) as holding company
  • 1998; 25 years ago (1998) as banking brand
FateMerged with Banc One Corporation
HeadquartersChicago, Illinois,
Key people
Barry F. Sullivan (CEO)
ProductsFinancial Services
BrandsFirst Card
  • FCC National Bank (Delaware)