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Howard A. Loeb

Howard A. Loeb, American banker. member of board of managers Fife-Hamill Memorial Health Center for S.E. Philadelphia, Travelers Aid Society, Philadelphia Tuberculosis and Health Association; Member American Academy Political & Social Science, Academy Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Museum Art, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Old York Road History Society, History Society of Pennsylvania, Foreign Policy Association, Franklin Institute.

Background

  • Loeb, Howard A. was born on July 25, 1873 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of August B. and Mathilde (Adler) Loeb.

  • Education

    • Educated Friends Central School, Philadelphia. Bachelor of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1893, Mechanical Engineering, 1894.

    Career

    • Practiced engineering, 1894-1907, as officer and director Francis Brothers & Jellett, Inc. Became vice president Tradesmens National Bank, Philadelphia, 1907, elected president, 1915, and on merger with Guarantee Trust & Safe Deposit Company and Chelten Trust Company, 1928, elected chairman Tradesmens Land Title Bank and Trust Company, 1953. Director Tradesmens Bank & Trust Company.

      Director South Chester corporation, South Chester Tube Company, Chester Tidewater Terminal, Incorporated, Horn & Hardart Company, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company (Pennsylvania advisory board). The Warner Company (Philadelphia). Director Philadelphia Clearing House Association, 1941-1949 (president).

    Membership

    Member of board of managers Fife-Hamill Memorial Health Center for S.E. Philadelphia, Travelers Aid Society, Philadelphia Tuberculosis and Health Association. Member American Academy Political & Social Science, Academy Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Museum Art, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Old York Road History Society, History Society of Pennsylvania, Foreign Policy Association, Franklin Institute. Clubs: Down Town, Midday, Bank Officers’, Locust (Philadelphia).

    Club: Bankers (New York).

    Connections

    • father: August B. Loeb
    • mother: Mathilde (Adler) Loeb
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    Born July 25, 1873
    Died November 3, 1955
    (aged 82)
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