Party affiliation: Republican
John S. Runnells, November 20, 1901. Began as clerk with Pennsylvania R.R., 1884. Became connected with Girard Trust Company as clerk, 1889, president, 1928-1938, chairman of board, since 1938.
Director Western Savings Fund Society, Buffalo & Susquehanna R.R. Corporation, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, Keystone Watch Case Corporation, Westmoreland Coal Company.