Pitcairn, John, 1841-1916
type Collector
dates 1841-1916
city Bryn Athyn
statePA
other citiesPhiladelphia, PA; Johnstone, United Kingdom;
sex M
history 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.

decades1880-1890
1890-1900
1900-1910
websitehttp://www.cairnwood.org
updated 02/07/2020 18:21:30
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Glencairn Museum Archives
Academy of the New Church
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see alsoPitcairn, Raymond, 1885-1966
Pitcairn, Theodore, 1893-1973