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WHO WAS W. HINCKLE SMITH?
(from "The Main Line: Country Houses of Philadelphia's
Storied Suburb 1870-1930" by William Morrison)
"...broker and financier W. Hinckle Smith, whose wealth was derived from a long and close association with the Guggenheim copper interests. A director of Girard Trust, Penn Mutual Life, Baldwin Locomotive, Midvale Steel, Mack Truck and Curtiss-Wright corporations, and a patron of the University Museum, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and Bryn Mawr Hospital, Smith was also a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania and Fairmount Park Art Association."