August 23, 2016 |
Robert Scott Woodcock, 88, of Gladwyne, an investment banker and brokerage vice president, died Aug. 15, of cancer at Waverly Heights. A Gladwyne resident since 1953, he moved to the retirement community in 2012. Mr. Woodcock was born in Lansdowne to Mabelle H. and Harold Palmer Woodcock. He graduated from Marple Newtown High School and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He attended Lafayette College in Easton, where he took an active role in the Zeta Psi Fraternity, serving as fraternity house president his senior year.
September 14, 2009 |
Mark T. Davies, 59, of Chadds Ford, a former investment banker, died of brain cancer Wednesday at the Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Davies grew up in Berlin, Camden County, and in Wilmington, where he graduated from the Salesianum School in 1968. He earned his bachelor's degree in business administration at the University of Delaware in 1972 and from 1972 to 1987 worked for the Wilmington Trust Co., leaving as a vice president. While with that firm, he took graduate courses in business administration at Widener University.
May 4, 2001 |
Theodore Roosevelt 3d, 86, of Bryn Mawr, a retired investment banker and grandson of the 26th president, died of heart failure Wednesday at his home. Mr. Roosevelt began his professional career in the late 1930s as a sales representative for the DuPont Co., working in Chicago; Louisville, Ky.; and Philadelphia. Shortly after the outbreak of World War II, he tried to enlist in the Marines, his family said, but was rejected because he was too old - at age 27 - and was married.
February 25, 2010 |
Lyle W. Hall Jr., 65, of Queen Village, a retired real estate investment banker, died in a motorcycle accident Sunday in Palm Beach County, Fla. Mr. Hall was riding his 2005 BMW when it collided with a Ford Ranger that had failed to give the right of way, according to the county Sheriff's Office. "For Lyle, retirement was more a figure of speech," his brother-in-law David Ward wrote in a tribute. "He kept his incredible business mind engaged in the banking business, real estate, and the nursing-home industry, and he was always able to help out friends and colleagues with business advice.
November 11, 2015 |
Prospect Medical Holdings Inc., which is negotiating a final deal to acquire Crozer-Keystone Health Systems, said Monday it hired investment bank Morgan Stanley "to help review and assess possible additional sources of investment into the company's overall growth strategy. " Prospect, which buys financially struggling health systems, said it often receives inquiries from potential investors. "We believe that this interest by the investment community in Prospect is a very positive sign that the company is on the right track.
November 11, 2011 |
Joseph L. Pyle Jr., 86, of Devon, a former investment banker, Tredyffrin Township supervisor, and SEPTA board member, died Friday, Oct. 28, at home following strokes. Inquirer Editorial Board writer George Wilson praised him as Mr. Pyle reached a milestone in December 1985. "Joseph L. Pyle, on the SEPTA board since 1964, is winding up 21 years of dedicated and pioneering public service in that unpaid position. ". . . In crisis after crisis, in bad times and good, Pyle has been a voice of reason on the SEPTA board.
November 14, 1993 |
H. Gates Lloyd, 92, an investment banker and patron of the arts, died Thursday at his home in Haverford. Mr. Lloyd, the son of Horatio G. and Mary Helen Wingate Lloyd, was born in Haverford. His father, also a noted investment banker, donated the building that houses Haverford's public library at Darby and Mill Roads. Mr. Lloyd attended schools in Philadelphia and Rhode Island and graduated from Princeton University in 1923. He also attended Trinity College and Cambridge University for one year before joining Drexel & Co., the Philadelphia investment banking firm where his father was a partner.
September 19, 2015 |
Hugh McBirney Johnston III, better known as Barney, loved adventure, and so lived in its pursuit. He ran with the bulls in Pamplona, spent time as a roughneck on a Louisiana oil rig, climbed Mount Rainier and the Matterhorn, jumped from planes in the Army Reserve, camped and wrangled in the American West. "He had fun with his life," said his wife, Louise Johnston. "And the more daring it was, the better. " Mr. Johnston, 77, a Gladwyne resident who paid his way as an investment banker, died Aug. 23, of pancreatic cancer.
July 20, 2014 |
Nearly 50 supporters of Ukraine assembled Friday evening under that nation's flag on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to plead for action in response to the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Evidence indicated that the passenger jet was shot down Thursday afternoon by a surface-to-air missile fired from an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, President Obama said earlier in the day at the White House. All 298 people on board were killed. "We are here as the Ukrainian community to mourn the victims" of the missile attack, said Mary Kalyna, who helped organized the vigil and protest at 17th and the Parkway.