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 John Earle Reynolds

John Earle Reynolds

Birth
Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 4 May 1947 (aged 83)
Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Sec. 5; Lot 147
Memorial ID 70188319 · View Source
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John Earle Reynolds, in writing "French Creek Valley," added to a long list of accomplishments and contributions to his community. He is a lawyer by profession, although he was never actively engaged in its practice; has been president of the Merchants National Bank & Trust Co. since 1916; has served three terms as mayor of Meadville; is president of the Crawford County Mutual Insurance Co., and holds many offices of a business and civic nature.

He was born Feb. 25, 1864, in Meadville, a son of William and Julia Eliza Thorp. His wife is the former Katherine A. Shryock. Their home is the old homestead of his father, "the Mount Vernon of Meadville."
Youngstown Vindicator, 04 Jun 1938, p. 33, Youngstown, Ohio.


MEADVILLE, May 4.- Meadville lost its unofficial "first citizen" today in the death of John Earle Reynolds, 83, banker, industrialist, civic leader, and former political figure, who died at his home after a long illness.

Reynolds, member of a pioneer family which settled here in 1805, had been president of the Merchants National Bank and Trust Co. since 1916. He also headed the Meadville Malleable Iron Co. and the Crawford County Mutual Insurance Co. In addition, he was a director of the McCrosky Tool Corp.
Titusville Herald, 05 May 1947, p. 1, Titusville, Pa.

Age at death per cemetery records: 83 yrs. 2 mos. 9 days.


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  • Created by: Kathleen B
  • Added: 21 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70188319
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Earle Reynolds (25 Feb 1864–4 May 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70188319, citing Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kathleen B (contributor 46911503) .