ST. LOUIS - Boatmen's Bancshares has named Jay D. Burchfield to head its new Oklahoma subsidiary, which includes operations of the recently acquired Fourth Financial Corp.

Mr. Burchfield, who was chairman, president and chief executive of Boatmen's Bank of Southern Missouri, was named chairman and chief executive of Boatmen's National Bank of Oklahoma.

Kenneth Townsend was named president and chief operating officer of the new unit. He had been chairman, president, and CEO of Boatmen's old Oklahoma unit.

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