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Percy Rivington Ii Pyne

Percy Rivington Ii Pyne, American banker. Decorated Chevalier Order of the Crown and Officer Order of Leopold II (Belgium); La Crux, 3d Class, Order del Merito Naval (Spain). Was intercollegiate golf champion, 1900.

Background

  • Pyne, Percy Rivington Ii was born on June 23, 1882 in New York City. Son of Moses Taylor and Margaretta (Stockton) Pyne.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1903.

    Career

    • With Farmers Loan & Trust Company. New York City, 1904-1907, with Estate of Moses Taylor, 1907-1909. Founded firm of Pyne, Kendall & Hollister, 1909.

      Retired, 1927; now executor and trustee. Formerly trustee or director many corporations, among them National City Bank, Delaware and Hudson Railroad Company, Empire Trust Company, Farmers Loan & Trust Company, Princeton Bank & Trust Company, etc.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served as assistant director and business manager Council of National Defense and War Industries Board, 1917-1919. Now or formerly trustee Princeton University, St. Luke’s Hospital, Children’s Aid Society, Young Men’s Christian Association of New York City (chairman E. Side branch), Perkiomen School, Kipp’s Bay Boys. Member standing committee St. Paul’s School, N.H.

    Member American Academy Political and Social Science, Princeton Engineering Association, New Jersey History Society, New York Zoöl. Society, Pan American Society, St. Nichols Society, Motor Car Touring Society (vice president, governor), United States Golf Association (treasurer. Clubs: The Brook (president governor), Union (governor), Knickerbocker, Racquet and Tennis (governor), Princeton (governor), Church, Links, Turf and Field (vice president, governor), Westminster Kennel (governor), Southside Sportsman (governor, secretary), New York Yacht (New York City).

    Connections

    • father: Moses Taylor Pyne
    • mother: Margaretta (Stockton) Pyne
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    Born June 23, 1882
    Died August 15, 1950
    (aged 68)
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