In 1942, under the Trading with the Enemy Act, the United States government siezed all Union Banking Corporation
stock shares, all of which were owned by Prescott Bush (Dubya's grandfather), E. Roland "Bunny" Harriman, three
Nazi executives, and two other associates of Bush. Office of Alien Property Custodian, Vesting Order No. 248: The
order was signed by Leo T. Crowley, President Franklin Roosevelt's Alien Property Custodian, executed Oct. 20,
1942; F.R. Doc. 42-11568; Filed, Nov. 6, 1942, 11:31 A.M.; 7 Fed. Reg. 9097 (Nov. 7, 1942). Also seized were
Seamless Steel Equipment Corp; Holland-American Trading Corp; and Silesian-American Corp-- all companies under
the control of Prescott Bush.