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Ralph Alonzo Amerman

Ralph Alonzo Amerman, American banker. Mason.


  • Amerman, Ralph Alonzo was born on May 19, 1884 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Lemuel and Mary (Van Nort) Amerman.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and Wor cester (Massachusetts) Academy. Student Cornell Univercity, 1903-1904.


    • Began in 1904 with Spring Brook Water Supply Company. General agent for Buick. northeastern Pennsylvania, 1906-1918. General manager Scranton Glass Instrument Company, 1919-1923.

      Vice president Lincoln Trust Company, 1923-1926, Chairman of the Board, 1926-1928. President Dime Bank-Lincoln Trust Company, 1928-1932. Vice president First National Bank of Scranton, since 1932.

      President Lincoln Realty Company Business manager, later divisional secretary, Young Men’s Christian Association, American Expeditionary Force, France, 1 year Trustee Keystone Junior College, Bucknell U., Scranton Community Welfare Association.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn




    • Married Ada May Wrightnour, April. Children: Jean, Ralph.
    • father: Lemuel Amerman
    • mother: Mary (Van Nort) Amerman
    • spouse: Ada May Wrightnour
    • children: Jean Amerman
    • Ralph Amerman
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    Died June 4, 1941
    (aged 57)