Frank E. Sagendorph, 2nd

Frank Elijah Sagendorph, 2nd (March 28, 1883 – May 5, 1972) was a leading Philadelphia industrialist and president of the Penn Metal Corporation of Pennsylvania, also known as Penco, which was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1][2]

Frank E. Sagendorph, 2nd
Frank Elijah Sagendorph 2nd

(1883-03-28)March 28, 1883
DiedMay 5, 1972(1972-05-05) (aged 89)
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
OccupationIndustrialist, businessman

Life and careerEdit

Frank Elijah Sagendorph, 2d, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was six years old in 1889 when his family moved to Philadelphia. He was the second son of L. Lewis Sagendorph and Catherine Crainor.[1][2] He was a Republican in politics, and was a member of the vestry of the Protestant Episcopal Church of St. John the Evangelist in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Frank E. Sagendorph, 2d, married Elizabeth Hagy on October 3, 1905 at Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. They had three children, William L Sagendorph, Frank E. Sagendorph 3rd, and Suzanne Sagendorph Welsh.[2]


Frank E. Sagendorph, 2nd died May 5, 1972 and was buried at Arlington Cemetery in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Albert Nelson, Marquis (1939). Who’s Who in Pennsylvania, A Biographical Dictionary of Leading Living Men and Women of the States of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia. 1. Chicago: A.N. Marquis Co.,. p. 766.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Keator, Alfred Decker (1948). Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography (PDF). XXVI. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc. p. 766.
  3. "Frank E Sagendorph, II". Find A Grave. Retrieved June 3, 2016.

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