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John R. Simpson

John R. Simpson, American banker. Member Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce (board directors).


  • Simpson, John R. was born on December 10, 1907 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harry and Josephine (Ramsey) Simpson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Brown U., 1933.


    • With Sibley, Lindsay & Curr Company, Rochester, New York, 1933-1934. With Cleland Simpson Company, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1934-1969, became vice president, 1937, president 1947, then Chairman of the Board. President Third National Bank & Trust Company, 1949-1969.

      Chairman of the Board Simpson Real Estate Corporation Trustee Hahnemann Hospital, Scranton Public Library, Keystone College. Vice president Community Chest.


    Member Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce (board directors).


    • Married Elizabeth Edwards, April. Children: Susannah S., John R., Junior.
    • father: Harry Simpson
    • mother: Josephine (Ramsey) Simpson
    • spouse: Elizabeth Edwards
    • children: Susannah S. Simpson
    • John R. Simpson
    • Jr Simpson
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    Born December 10, 1907
    Died December 18, 1969
    (aged 62)