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William Percy Simpson

William Percy Simpson

Photograph from
One Hundred Years, The Delaware County Nation Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914

William Percy Simpson

(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 Percy Simpson (1900--) son of William Simpson, Jr., and Emma C. (Morgan) Simpson, was born in Philadelphia, August 21, 1870, and educated in that city. A manufacturer, he represents in the third generation a family prominently identified with the history of textile industry in Pennsylvania. Mr. Simpson is president and treasurer of the Eddystone Manufacturing Company, whose enormous plant for the printing and dyeing of cotton goods at Eddystone, Delaware county, is one of the largest works making that class of fabrics in the world. Personally, Mr. Simpson also, under the name of William Simpson & Sons, conducts a large and prosperous machinery business.





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