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John Kee Macgowan

John Kee Macgowan, business executive.

Background

  • Macgowan, John Kee was born on December 19, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Kee and Mary W. (Petersen) MacG.

  • Education

    • Student Girard College Began as agent of St. Louis & San Francisco R.R.

    Career

    • Began as agent of St. Louis & San Francisco R.R. Became purchasing agent for Guggenheim mining interests throughout the world. Partner Guggenheim Brothers for 5 years.

      President Empyre Fire Extinguisher Corporation, New York City. Director Auburn Central Manufacturing Company, Standard Gas & Electric Company, Chicago, Central Foundry County, New York City.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Clubs: Metropolitan, St. Nicholas, Pilgrims, Records (New York City).

    Connections

    • father: John Kee MacG.
    • mother: Mary W. (Petersen) MacG.
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    Born December 19, 1878
    Died November 22, 1942
    (aged 63)
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