Chase Manhattan Bank
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., doing business as
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 Chase, is a national bank
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 that constitutes the consumer
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 and commercial bank
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ing subsidiary of financial services firm JPMorgan Chase. The bank was known as Chase Manhattan Bank until it merged with J.P. Morgan & Co.
J.P. Morgan & Co.
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 in 2000. Chase Manhattan Bank was formed by the merger of the Chase National Bank and the Bank of the Manhattan Company
Bank of the Manhattan Company
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in 1955. The bank is headquartered in Chicago
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, since its merger with Bank One Corporation
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in 2004.