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James J. Donnell

James J. Donnell, Irish banker. Member Sinking Fund communications of Pittsburgh; member Board Sinking Fund Commissioners of Allegheny Company.


  • Donnell, James J. was born on March 24, 1840 in Company Tyrone, Ireland. Son of James and Mary (Rodgers) Donnell.

  • Education

    • Came to America, 1850. Public school education.


    • William G. Warden, of Philadelphia, March 15, 1892 (died 1907). Entered banking business with N. Holmes & Sons, Pittsburgh, 1857. Admitted to partnership, 1872.

      Resigned, 1899, to become president Bank of Pittsburgh. When this bank consolidated with Merchants. and Manufacturers Bank and Iron City Bank, he retired but retained position of vice president. An organizer and president Fidelity Title & Trust Company, since 1908.

      Now Chairman of the Board. One of the organizers Vice-President Citizens Railway Сompany. Vice president Union Fidelity Title Insurance Company.

      Director United Engineering & Foundry Company, Pittsburgh Steel Foundry, Pittsburgh Forge & Iron Company, etc.


    Member Sinking Fund communications of Pittsburgh. Member Board Sinking Fund Commissioners of Allegheny Company.


    • Married Anne, d.
    • father: James Donnell
    • mother: Mary (Rodgers) Donnell
    • spouse: Anne
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    Born March 24, 1840
    Died January 14, 1918
    (aged 77)