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Ralph Benjamin Gilpatrick

banker

Ralph Benjamin Gilpatrick, American banker. Decorated Air medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.; Member American Bankers Association, Association Reserve City Bankers, Robert Morris Associates.

Background

Gilpatrick, Ralph Benjamin was born on March 26, 1924 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Ralph Benjamin and Katherine J. (Smith) Gilpatrick.

Education

1 son, David A. Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1949. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1951.

Career

With Mellon Bank (N.A.), Pittsburgh, 1951-1983, assistant cashier, 1954-1958, assistant vice president, 1958-1960, vice president, 1960-1973, senior vice president, 1973-1978, executive vice president, 1978-1980, vice-chairman, 1980-1983. Director Pennzoil Company, Dravo Corporation, RIDC Industrial Development Fund, Pittsburgh Trustee Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1978. Board directors Pittsburgh Regional Planning Association, 1979.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Bankers Association, Association Reserve City Bankers, Robert Morris Associates. Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh), Long Vue (Pittsburgh).

Connections

Married Dorothy Olga Werlinich, September 3, 1955.

father:
Ralph Benjamin Gilpatrick

mother:
Katherine J. (Smith) Gilpatrick

spouse:
Dorothy Olga Werlinich