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Richard Loper Austin, American banker. member of the board of trustees General Assembly of Presbyterian Church, Presser Foundation.; Club: Union League.

Background

Austin, Richard Loper was born on March 28, 1859 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Brander and Sarah (Bell) Austin.

Education

Educated Philadelphia High School.

Career

1 daughter, Lucylle. Began as clerk Central National Bank, Philadelphia, 1876. Cashier Independence National Bank, 1885-1889, president, 1889-1901. Vice president Girard National Bank, 1901-1914, president, 1914.

An organizer Federal Reserve Bank, Philadelphia, November 1914, and federal reserve agent and chairman of board, 1914-1938.

Membership

Member of the board of trustees General Assembly of Presbyterian Church, Presser Foundation. Club: Union League.

Connections

Married Lorraine Fleming, December 9, 1886 (died 1912).

father:
John Brander Austin

mother:
Sarah (Bell) Austin

spouse:
Lorraine Fleming