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Samuel Gamble Bayne

Samuel Gamble Bayne, Irish banker.

Background

  • Bayne, Samuel Gamble was born on November 11, 1844 in Ulster, Ireland. Son of Peter and Margaret Bayne.

  • Education

    • Educated Royal Academy school and Queen’s College, Belfast.

    Career

    • Started business in office of Sir James Hamilton, Belfast. Later linen manufacturer in Belfast until March 1869. Came to the United States.

      Went to oil regions, 1870. Drilled many wells there. Went around the world, 1874-1875.

      Started in banking business in Bradford, Pennsylvania, organizing First National Bank and becoming its 1st president. Afterwards organized nat banks in Texas, Kansas, Mississippi, Minnesota and Ohio. Organized Seaboard National Bank, 1883, later Chairman of the Board.

      President Atlas Improvement Company, Riverside Drive Property assosiation, New York Produce Exchange Safe Deposit & Storage Company. Director Bankers Trust Company Author: Pith of Astronomy, 1896. On an Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara.

      1902; Fantasy of Mediterranean Travel, 1909. Home: White Plains, New York.

    Works

    • Author: Pith of Astronomy, 1896. On an Irish Jaunting Car Through Donegal and Connemara. 1902
    • Fantasy of Mediterranean Travel, 1909.

    Connections

    • Married Emily Kelsey, October 1874.
    • father: Peter Bayne
    • mother: Margaret Bayne
    • spouse: Emily Kelsey
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    Born November 11, 1844
    Died April 20, 1924
    (aged 79)
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