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Ralph Benjamin Gilpatrick

Ralph Benjamin Gilpatrick, American banker. Decorated Air medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.; Member American Bankers Association, Association Reserve City Bankers, Robert Morris Associates.

Background

  • Gilpatrick, Ralph Benjamin was born on March 26, 1924 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Ralph Benjamin and Katherine J. (Smith) Gilpatrick.

  • Education

    • 1 son, David A. Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1949. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1951.

    Career

    • With Mellon Bank (N.A.), Pittsburgh, 1951-1983, assistant cashier, 1954-1958, assistant vice president, 1958-1960, vice president, 1960-1973, senior vice president, 1973-1978, executive vice president, 1978-1980, vice-chairman, 1980-1983. Director Pennzoil Company, Dravo Corporation, RIDC Industrial Development Fund, Pittsburgh Trustee Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1978. Board directors Pittsburgh Regional Planning Association, 1979.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Bankers Association, Association Reserve City Bankers, Robert Morris Associates. Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh), Long Vue (Pittsburgh).

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Olga Werlinich, September 3, 1955.
    • father: Ralph Benjamin Gilpatrick
    • mother: Katherine J. (Smith) Gilpatrick
    • spouse: Dorothy Olga Werlinich
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    Died May 24, 1983
    (aged 58)
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