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John W. Odenheimer


John W. Odenheimer

(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

John W. Odenheimer (1835), son of Henry and Sarah (Kerlin) Odenheimer, was born at Chester, 1789. His father died when his son was four years old. The family were the owners of valuable real estate at Marcus Hook. John W. Odenheimer entered commercial life; he became a leading merchant in Philadelphia, and after retiring from business resided at Burlington, N. J., where he died July 4, 1876, in his 87th year. He was the father of the Rt. Reverend William Henry Odenheimer, Episcopal Bishop of New Jersey.

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