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Robert Wardrop

Robert Wardrop, American banker.

Background

  • Wardrop, Robert was born on July 17, 1850 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James and Elizabeth (Thompson) Wardrop.

  • Education

    • Educated Western U. (now University of Pittsburgh).

    Career

    • In employ Ira B. McVay & Company, bankers, 1869-1873. Paying teller Tradesman’s National Bank, 1874-1877. Treasurer Pennsylvania Lead Company, 1877-1891.

      Vice-president and cashier Tradesman’s National Bank, 1891-1899. Same, Peoples National Bank of Pittsburgh, 1899-1903, president, 1903-1921, and after merger of People’s National Bank with First National Bank, 1921, Chairman of the Board of latter. Director Federal Reserve Bank (Cleveland), Peoples-Pittsburgh Trust Company Home: Sewickley, Pa.

    Connections

    • Married Agnes D. Miller, October 11, 1877.
    • father: James Wardrop
    • mother: Elizabeth (Thompson) Wardrop
    • spouse: Agnes D. Miller
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    Born July 17, 1850
    Died September 28, 1937
    (aged 87)
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