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Robert Clarence Pruyn

banker.

Robert Clarence Pruyn, American banker.

Background

Pruyn, Robert Clarence was born on October 23, 1847 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Honorary Robert Hewson, (United States minister to Japan) and Jane Anne (Lansing) Pruyn.

Education

8th in descendant from Francis Pruyn, of Albany. Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers, 1869, A.M., Doctor of Laws.

Career

Entered banking business in Albany, 1885. President and Chairman of the Board National Commercial Bk. and Trust corporation since 1885. Director Mohawk Hudson Power Corporation, D.&H. Company, Chase National Bank (New York City), Air Reduction Company, North American Cement Company, Consolidated Car Heating Company.

Trustee Albany Savings Bank. Director Albany Hospital, Church Pension Fund, Church Life Insurance Corporation.

Membership

Clubs: Albany, Fort Orange, University, Schuyler Meadows (Albany).

Connections

Married Anna Williams, of Albany, New York, October 22, 1873. Children: Edward Lansing, Ruth Williams (Mistress.

father:
Honorary Robert Hewson Pruyn

mother:
Jane Anne (Lansing) Pruyn

spouse:
Anna Williams

children:
Edward Lansing Pruyn

Ruth Williams (Mrs Pruyn