Reported Resources of Wells Fargo Nevada National Bank
In 1905, Isaias Hellman oversaw the merger of the Nevada Bank with the Wells Fargo Bank. He then took over not only the management but also the controlling ownership of the enterprise. In 1913, Wells Fargo reported resources totaling $46,165,739 (approximately $1.08 billion in 2011)
Source: Resources of Wells Fargo Nevada National Bank of San Francisco, Statements as of June 14, 1912 to June 4, 1913, as reported in Walker's manual of Far Western corporations & securities, 1913, p. 48.