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John R. Simpson

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John R. Simpson, American banker. Member Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce (board directors).

Background

Simpson, John R. was born on December 10, 1907 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harry and Josephine (Ramsey) Simpson.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Brown U., 1933.

Career

With Sibley, Lindsay & Curr Company, Rochester, New York, 1933-1934. With Cleland Simpson Company, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1934-1969, became vice president, 1937, president 1947, then Chairman of the Board. President Third National Bank & Trust Company, 1949-1969.

Chairman of the Board Simpson Real Estate Corporation Trustee Hahnemann Hospital, Scranton Public Library, Keystone College. Vice president Community Chest.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce (board directors).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Edwards, April. Children: Susannah S., John R., Junior.

father:
Harry Simpson

mother:
Josephine (Ramsey) Simpson

spouse:
Elizabeth Edwards

children:
Susannah S. Simpson

John R. Simpson

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