Banks Community was named after John L. Banks in 1902.
Pioneer to Oregon 1882
Born: Oct 1, 1840 in Westmoreland Co, PA
Died: Sept 22 1909 in Washington Co, OR
Buried: Historical Yamhill-Carlton Pioneer Memorial Cemetary. Est 1853
John was a man of high esteem who held honest and capable citizenship, with business success in Oregon steaming from Mt. Tabor, Yamhill, Hillsboro and Banks.