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Alfred G. B. Steel

Alfred G. B. Steel, American banker. Member Art Jury of Philadelphia; Member Zeta Psi.


  • Steel, Alfred G. B. was born on April 24, 1886 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Francis Penn and Elizabeth Emerick (Errickson) Steel.

  • Education

    • Student Friends Select School, Philadelphia, 1893-1899. De Lancey School, 1899-1900. William Penn Charter School, 1900-1904.

      University of Pennsylvania, 1904.


    • Began as employe, Graham & Company, investment bankers, Philadelphia, December 1904. Partner, Graham, Parsons & Company, 1914-1926. Vice president in charge trust department of Tradesmen’s National Bank and Trust Company, Philadelphia, September 1929-December 1944.

      President and director Aldrich Pump Company, Allentown Rolling Mills, E.T. & W.N.C. Transportation Company, East Tennessee & Western North Carolina.R.R., Tennolina Company President North Pennsylvania R.R. Director Tradesmens National Bank & Trust Company, Chelten Title Company, president and director, Black Creek Improvement Company, president and director, Jefferson Coal Company. Director Rockhill Coal Company, East Broad Top R.R. & Coal Company, Delaware Bound Brook R.R., Little Schuylkill R.R., Navigation & Coal Company President Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts.

      President of the board of trustees, Moore Institute Art, Science and Industry. Vice-president, director American Academy of Music.


    Member Art Jury of Philadelphia. Member Zeta Psi.; Clubs: Rittenhouse, Racquet, Sunnybrook Golf (Philadelphia).


    • Married Elizabeth Amanda Howe, February 1, 1910. Children: Francis Penn (commander United States Navy), Herbert Howe (deceased), Alfred, Amanda Fellow.
    • father: Francis Penn Steel
    • mother: Elizabeth Emerick (Errickson) Steel
    • spouse: Elizabeth Amanda Howe
    • children: Francis Penn Steel (commander United States Navy)
    • Herbert Howe Steel (deceased)
    • Alfred Steel
    • Amanda Fell Steel
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    Born April 24, 1886
    Died June 7, 1949
    (aged 63)