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Banker , Lawyer

John Edward Krout, American banker, lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1944. Board directors Crime Prevention Association, Philadelphia, 1961-1985; board corporators Medical College Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1963-1986, chairman, 1974-1977. Member National Association Mutual Savings Banks (director, chairman 1979-1980), Pennsylvania Society Sons of Revolution, Cloister Inn of Princeton.

Background

Krout, John Edward was born on January 5, 1920 in Narberth, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Palled Bertram and Sara (Raffensperger) Krout.

Education

AB with honors, Princeton University, 1941. Juris Doctor with high honors, Harvard University, 1944.

Career

Member firm Drinker, Biddle & Reath, Philadelphia, 1944-1959, partner, 1951-1959. Senior vice president The Philadelphia Sav. Fund Society, 1959-1970.

Board managers Germantown Savings Bank, Philadelphia, president, 1971-1977, chairman board, 1977-1985. Board directors Federal National Mortgage Association, Washington, 1971-1985. Trustee Mortgage & Realty Trust.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1944.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor in chief Harvard Law Review, 1943-1944.

Membership

Board directors Crime Prevention Association, Philadelphia, 1961-1985. Board corporators Medical College Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1963-1986, chairman, 1974-1977. Member National Association Mutual Savings Banks (director, chairman 1979-1980), Pennsylvania Society Sons of Revolution, Cloister Inn of Princeton.

Clubs: Merion Cricket.

Connections

Married Patricia L. Swinehart, August 15, 1942 (divorced 1966). Children– Joanne Lester (Mistress George W. Phillips), John Alan, Robert Ellis. Married Anne Merriman Heppe, January 19, 1974.

father:
Palled Bertram Krout

mother:
Sara (Raffensperger) Krout

spouses:
Patricia L. Swinehart

Anne Merriman Heppe

children:
Joanne Lester Krout (Mistress George W. Phillips)

John Alan Krout

Robert Ellis Krout