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William Eyre


William Eyre

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)

Years in parentheses are years of service as a Director of The Bank of Delaware County and/or The Delaware County National Bank

William Eyre (1823, '32, '42), son of Isaac and Ann (Pusey) Eyre, was born at Chester, March 22, 1771. He was a farmer, his plantation being on the Southern Post road, in Lower Chichester, a short distance east of the present village of Trainer.

In 1830, he was County.Auditor, and the same year was appointed County Treasurer, serving as such until and including 1833. In 1835, he served for a second time as County Auditor, and in 1838, as County Treasurer, acting as such until May, 1840, when he resigned. His nephew, William Eyre, Jr., son of his brother, Jonas Eyre, was appointed to serve the unexpired term of his uncle. William Eyre died May 29, 1859, aged 88 years. 

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