OCC Proclaims Dec. 5th as National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush


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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) released a proclamation to national banks allowing them, under federal law, to close their offices on December 5th, 2018, at their discretion, in any state where the governor has declared a legal holiday honoring the National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush.

The proclamation also states that federal savings associations and federal branches of foreign banks may close their offices on Wednesday.

George Herbert Walker Bush recently passed away on November 30, 2018 at the age of 94. He served as the 41th President of the United States, from 1989 to 1993, as well as Vice President from 1981 to 1989. He also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. President Bush was the longest living President in U.S. History.

Read the official proclamation here.

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