Security bankUSA: Family business spans four generations, 100 years
The year Security State Bank was chartered on Feb. 7, 1910, a young man named Homer C. Baer moved to Bemidji from Kenyon, Minn., for a job.
He started work at the bank and eventually bought it in 1915.
In 1946, the second Homer Baer, whom everyone called "Bill," joined the bank. He became president in 1959.
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