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Arthur E. Braun

Arthur E. Braun, American banker. member board directors Hospital Service Association Pittsburgh (Blue Cross); member distribution committee Pittsburgh Foundation Chairman board of trustees Chatham College, Winchester-Thurston School; member board of trustees U. Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute Technology; member board of managers Buhl Foundation, Falk Foundation.

Background

  • Braun, Arthur E. was born on November 23, 1876 in Pittsburgh. Son of Carl J. and Elise (Laube) Braun.

  • Education

    • Graduate public high school, 1892. Honorary Doctor of Laws, U. Pittsburgh, 1947.

    Career

    • ; 1 daughter, Elizabeth Munhall (Mistress Paul B. Ernst). Bank messenger, clerk, 1892-1896. With Farmers Deposit National Bank of Pittsburgh, 1897-1851, president, 1919-1944, Chairman of the Board, 1944-1951.

      Successively vice president, president, public Pittsburgh Post and Pittsburgh Sun, 1911-1927. Former director Radio Corporation American, NBC, Allegheny-Ludlum Steel Company, Duquesne Light Company, Harbison-Walker Refractories Company, Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company. Chairman advising committee Mellon National Bank & Trust Company.

      Retired from all business affiliations in 1951. Honorary president Western Pennsylvania Hospital. Member board directors Hospital Service Association Pittsburgh (Blue Cross).

      Member distribution committee Pittsburgh Foundation Chairman board of trustees Chatham College, Winchester-Thurston School. Member board of trustees U. Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute Technology. Member board of managers Buhl Foundation, Falk Foundation.

    Membership

    Member board directors Hospital Service Association Pittsburgh (Blue Cross). Member distribution committee Pittsburgh Foundation Chairman board of trustees Chatham College, Winchester-Thurston School. Member board of trustees U. Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute Technology.

    Member board of managers Buhl Foundation, Falk Foundation. Clubs: Duquesne, University, Fox Chapel, Rolling Rock.

    Connections

    • Married Eliza R. Munhall, 1904 (deceased.
    • father: Carl J. Braun
    • mother: Elise (Laube) Braun
    • spouse: Eliza R. Munhall
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    Born November 23, 1876
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