• Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.
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  • Washington Trust Announces Dividend
    Company Release - 06/20/2002 15:47
        WESTERLY, R.I., June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors
    of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., (Nasdaq: WASH), today declared a quarterly
    dividend of 14 cents per share for the quarter ending June 30, 2002.  The
    dividend is payable July 15, 2002 to shareholders of record on July 5, 2002
    and is consistent with the amount paid in the first quarter of 2002.
        (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010126/WASHLOGO )
        John C. Warren, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Washington Trust,
    stated, "We've had a very exciting six months, with the acquisition of First
    Financial Corp. and the addition of its branches in Cranston and Providence,
    Rhode Island."  He added, "A consistent dividend is reflective of our
    accomplishments to date."
        Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. is the parent company of The Washington
    Trust Company, a Rhode Island chartered community bank founded in 1800.  The
    Bank offers a full range of financial services, including trust and investment
    management, through its offices in Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut.
    Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.'s common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock
    Market(R) under the symbol WASH.  Investment information about the Corporation
    is available on the Internet at www.washtrust.com.
         Elizabeth B. Eckel
         Senior Vice President, Marketing
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    SOURCE  Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.
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        /CONTACT:  Elizabeth B. Eckel, Senior Vice President, Marketing of
    Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., 1-401-348-1309/
        /Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010126/WASHLOGO
                 PRN Photo Desk, 888-776-6555 or 201-369-3467/
        /Web site:  http://www.washtrust.com/
    CO:  Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.
    ST:  Rhode Island
    IN:  FIN
    SU:  DIV
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