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Orville Horwitz Bullitt


Orville Horwitz Bullitt, American banker. Served with Advertising Educational Foundation, France, 1917-1919.


Bullitt, Orville Horwitz was born on July 30, 1894 in Cape May, New Jersey, United States. Son of William C. and Louisa G. (Horwitz) Bullitt.


Bachelor of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1915, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1970.


Partner W.H. Newbold’s Son & Company, 1926-1943. President, director Beaver Coal Company. Then president, director Beaver Management Corporation.

Formerly director Fidelity Bank, Westmoreland Coal Company, Virginia Coal & Iron Company, Stonega Coal & Coke Company, Central Pennsylvania National Bank, Muskogee Company, Kansas Oklahoma & Gulf R.R. Formerly trustee Philadelphia Saving Fund Society, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Founder, president, director Associate Hospital Service, Philadelphia. Life trustee University of Pennsylvania.

President, Chairman of the Board Philadelphia Orchestra Association, 1938-1968, director, 1933-1979. President, manager Hospital of University Pennsylvania, 1931-1961. Trustee Philadelphia Museum Art.

Treasurer, director Fairmont Park Art Association, 1943-1973. Chairman, director Academy Music, Philadelphia. Chairman University of Pennsylvania Press.

Participant University Museum discovery Sybaris.


  • Author: Search for Sybaris, 1969. For the President, 1972.


Served with Advertising Educational Foundation, France, 1917-1919.


Married Susan B. Ingersoll, November 15, 1916.

William C. Bullitt

Louisa G. (Horwitz) Bullitt

Susan B. Ingersoll