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Percy Rivington Ii Pyne

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Percy Rivington Ii Pyne, American banker. Decorated Chevalier Order of the Crown and Officer Order of Leopold II (Belgium); La Crux, 3d Class, Order del Merito Naval (Spain). Was intercollegiate golf champion, 1900.

Background

Pyne, Percy Rivington Ii was born on June 23, 1882 in New York City. Son of Moses Taylor and Margaretta (Stockton) Pyne.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1903.

Career

With Farmers Loan & Trust Company. New York City, 1904-1907, with Estate of Moses Taylor, 1907-1909. Founded firm of Pyne, Kendall & Hollister, 1909.

Retired, 1927; now executor and trustee. Formerly trustee or director many corporations, among them National City Bank, Delaware and Hudson Railroad Company, Empire Trust Company, Farmers Loan & Trust Company, Princeton Bank & Trust Company, etc.

Membership

Served as assistant director and business manager Council of National Defense and War Industries Board, 1917-1919. Now or formerly trustee Princeton University, St. Luke’s Hospital, Children’s Aid Society, Young Men’s Christian Association of New York City (chairman E. Side branch), Perkiomen School, Kipp’s Bay Boys. Member standing committee St. Paul’s School, N.H.

Member American Academy Political and Social Science, Princeton Engineering Association, New Jersey History Society, New York Zoöl. Society, Pan American Society, St. Nichols Society, Motor Car Touring Society (vice president, governor), United States Golf Association (treasurer. Clubs: The Brook (president governor), Union (governor), Knickerbocker, Racquet and Tennis (governor), Princeton (governor), Church, Links, Turf and Field (vice president, governor), Westminster Kennel (governor), Southside Sportsman (governor, secretary), New York Yacht (New York City).

Connections

father:
Moses Taylor Pyne

mother:
Margaretta (Stockton) Pyne