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Richard Loper Austin

Richard Loper Austin, American banker. member of the board of trustees General Assembly of Presbyterian Church, Presser Foundation.; Club: Union League.

Background

  • Austin, Richard Loper was born on March 28, 1859 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Brander and Sarah (Bell) Austin.

  • Education

    • Educated Philadelphia High School.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Lucylle. Began as clerk Central National Bank, Philadelphia, 1876. Cashier Independence National Bank, 1885-1889, president, 1889-1901. Vice president Girard National Bank, 1901-1914, president, 1914.

      An organizer Federal Reserve Bank, Philadelphia, November 1914, and federal reserve agent and chairman of board, 1914-1938.

    Membership

    Member of the board of trustees General Assembly of Presbyterian Church, Presser Foundation. Club: Union League.

    Connections

    • Married Lorraine Fleming, December 9, 1886 (died 1912).
    • father: John Brander Austin
    • mother: Sarah (Bell) Austin
    • spouse: Lorraine Fleming
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    Born March 28, 1859
    Died September 10, 1948
    (aged 89)
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