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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.


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.

Francis Penn Steel

Elizabeth Emerick (Errickson) Steel

Elizabeth Amanda Howe

Francis Penn Steel (commander United States Navy)

Herbert Howe Steel (deceased)

Alfred Steel

Amanda Fell Steel