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Lawyer

John L. Propst, American lawyer, specializing in the field of.

Background

Propst, John Leake was born on April 7, 1914 in Winnsboro, South Carolina, United States. Son of Floyd Ernest and Jennie (Leake) Propst.

Education

AB, Princeton University, 1935. Bachelor of Laws, Duquesne University, 1940. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Duquesne University, 1970.

Career

With, The Union Trust Company, Pittsburgh, 1935-1946;with, Mellon National Bank & Trust Company, since 1946;successively assistant trust officer, trust officer, assistant vice president, Mellon National Bank & Trust Company, 1946-1954;vice president trust department, Mellon National Bank & Trust Company, 1954-1965;vice president, senior trust officer, Mellon National Bank & Trust Company, 1965-1970;senior vice president, Mellon National Bank & Trust Company, 1970-1977;executive, Roldiva, Inc., 1977-1982;of counsel, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, since 1982.

Membership

Treasurer Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority, 1957-1971. Sponsor Allegheny Conference Kaufmann Foundation, Shadyside Hospital, Ellis School, 1960-1974. Trustee Pittsburgh Foundation, since 1977, chairman distribution committee, 1982-1987.

Trustee Mercy Hospital, 1960-1995. Board directors Duquesne University, 1960-1986, The Dreyfus/Laurel Funds, since 1988. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.

Member Pennsylvania Bankers Association (past chairman trust division), Allegheny County Bar Association, Fox Chapel Golf Club, Pittsburgh Law Club, Pittsburgh Golf Club, Duquesne Club.

Connections

Married Marjorie Vilsack, October 4, 1941. Children: Marie T. Propst MacPhail, Pamela A. Propst Campbell, Suzanne L. Propst Honeycutt, Marjorie Louise Propst Bernard.

father:
Floyd Ernest Propst

mother:
Jennie (Leake) Propst

spouse:
Marjorie Vilsack

child:
Marie T. Propst MacPhail Propst

child:
Pamela A. Propst Campbell Propst

child:
Suzanne L. Propst Honeycutt Propst

child:
Marjorie Louise Propst Bernard Propst