Oklahoma City Branch Centennial

The Oklahoma City Branch opened on August 2, 1920, as the third branch office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Since then, the Oklahoma City Branch has served as a local connection to the nation's central bank. Learn about the history of the Oklahoma City Branch and how it has evolved over the years with the following resources.

OKC Branch Centennial Resources


Congratulatory Centennial Message from Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt

Mayor Holt congratulates the Oklahoma City Branch of the Kansas City Fed on work they do on behalf of all Oklahomans.

Chad Wilkerson's Message about Branch Centennial

Learn about the legacy of the branch, its employees and their legacy and dedication serving Oklahomans.

Aug. 2, 2020

A Natural State Pride: History of the Oklahoma City Branch

The Oklahoma City Branch centennial provides an opportunity to further explore its unique history with the Federal Reserve System.

OKC Branch to Celebrate 100th Birthday

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber featured the Oklahoma City Branch Centennial in a recent issue of Velocity.

Oklahoman Robert Owen Laid Foundation for Today's Fed Banks

Robert Owen, a school teacher from Tahlequah, might not have imagined that the institution he shaped more than 100 years ago...

Senator Robert Owen of Oklahoma and the Federal Reserve’s Formative Years

Oklahoma's U.S. Senator Robert Owen was the senate author of the Federal Reserve Act. In this Economic Review, take an...

What Makes a Senator?: Life and Legacy of Robert L. Owen

Download this inquiry-based lesson about a great Oklahoman Senator Robert L. Owen.

Oklahoma History Center Resources about OKC Branch History

The Oklahoma History Center offers in-depth resources on Oklahoma City Branch history and Senator Robert L. Owen.