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Robert Wardrop

banker

Robert Wardrop, American banker.

Background

Wardrop, Robert was born on July 17, 1850 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James and Elizabeth (Thompson) Wardrop.

Education

Educated Western U. (now University of Pittsburgh).

Career

In employ Ira B. McVay & Company, bankers, 1869-1873. Paying teller Tradesman’s National Bank, 1874-1877. Treasurer Pennsylvania Lead Company, 1877-1891.

Vice-president and cashier Tradesman’s National Bank, 1891-1899. Same, Peoples National Bank of Pittsburgh, 1899-1903, president, 1903-1921, and after merger of People’s National Bank with First National Bank, 1921, Chairman of the Board of latter. Director Federal Reserve Bank (Cleveland), Peoples-Pittsburgh Trust Company Home: Sewickley, Pa.

Connections

Married Agnes D. Miller, October 11, 1877.

father:
James Wardrop

mother:
Elizabeth (Thompson) Wardrop

spouse:
Agnes D. Miller