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Pitcairn, John, 1841-1916

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role Collector
dates 1841-1916
city Bryn Athyn
statePA
other citiesPhiladelphia, PA; Johnstone, United Kingdom;
gender M
historical notes Collector, Scottish immigrant, industrialist and founder of Pittsburgh Plate Glass, Company (PPG).

Scottish immigrant, was a self-made man who accumulated a personal fortune in railroads, coal mines, oil, and in the founding of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.

decades
of activity
1880-1890
1890-1900
1900-1910
websitehttp://www.cairnwood.org
updated 08/07/2018 05:30
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Glencairn Museum Archives The John & Gertrude Pitcairn Papers see details...

see also:
Pitcairn, Raymond, 1885-1966
Pitcairn, Theodore, 1893-1973