America’s first federally-chartered credit union was organized in Texarkana

That’s right, Morris Sheppard Texarkana Federal Credit Union, located in downtown Texarkana, Texas, is Charter #1 among the National Credit Union Administration’s directory of federal credit unions.  Morris Sheppard Texarkana Federal Credit Union was named after U.S. Senator Morris Sheppard.  Sheppard moved to Texarkana in 1899, where he resided until death. Sheppard Read more…