SEATTLE -- Gerry Cameron, vice chairman of U.S. Bancorp, has received the 1993 Financial Services Advocate Award for the Small Business Administration's Region X -- Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

The award recognizes efforts to increase availability of financial services to small businesses.

Under Mr. Cameron, who until recently was president and chief executive officer of U.S. Bank of Washington, that bank became the first in the Pacific Northwest to make more than 100 SBA loans in a year. The Seattle-based bank made 130 loans totaling $25.8 million in fiscal year 1992.

Mr. Cameron was voted the award by the SBA's regional advisory council.

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