Directors of the South Shore National Bank met at the Main Office in Quincy last week for their first meeting of the new year and appointed the first woman branch manager in the 129-year history of the bank.
Recipient of the appointment is Mrs. Bertha N. Sawyer, the former Bertha Niemi of Norwood.
A graduate of Norwood High School and Peabody School in Norwood, Mrs. Sawyer joined the Bank in March, 1961, with the merger of the Norwood Bank & Trust Company and the South Shore National Bank. She has had extensive experience in the banking field.
Mrs. Sawyer and her son, James M., a senior at Norwood High School, reside at 11 Hillcrest road, Norwood.
Also appointed a branch manager at the meeting was Albert W. Frazier, manager of the North Weymouth branch.
Mr. Frazier, a graduate of Rockland High School has just completed a course of study with the American Institute of Banking. He joined the Bank in 1962. He and his wife, Rita, reside at 4 Pinecrest road, Braintree.
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