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Born: 4/18/1885, Died: 1966

Born in Philadelphia to John and Gertrude (Starkey) Pitcairn, Raymond Pitcairn graduated from the Academy of the New Church in 1905 and earned his LL.B. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1908. He was president of the Pitcairn Company, a director of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company and of Pittsburgh Valve & Fittings Company. He was also architect (at least in part) for the Cathedral of Bryn Athyn Church of the New Jerusalem in Bryn Athyn, PA.

Written by Sandra L. Tatman.

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  • Union League of Philadelphia

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  • University of Pennsylvania

 

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