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Edward Burton Robinette

banker

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.

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