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Edward Burton Robinette

Edward Burton Robinette, American banker. Decorated D.S. Navy Cross (United States); Legion of Honor (France); Order of the Crown, Medaille Commemorative du Comite National (Belgium); Order of the Sword (Sweden); Order of the White Rose (Finland). Served in the United States Navy during the World War; member board of managers University of Pennsylvania Museum, University of Pennsylvania Graduate Hospital.

Background

  • Robinette, Edward Burton was born on December 22, 1879 in Gilpentown, Maryland, United States. Son of Hanson B. and Amanda (Shryock) Robinette.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1909.

    Career

    • Was assistant to provost, University of Pennsylvania. Began banking with George S. Fox & Sons, becoming partner. Partner of Stroud & Company, 1922-1924, owner, since 1924.

      President Federal Bond & Share Company, United States Bond & Share Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served in the United States Navy during the World War. Member board of managers University of Pennsylvania Museum, University of Pennsylvania Graduate Hospital.

    Connections

    • Married Mistress.
    • father: Hanson B. Robinette
    • mother: Amanda (Shryock) Robinette
    • spouse: Mistress
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    Born December 22, 1879
    Died March 7, 1936
    (aged 56)
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