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Friday, January 11, 2008

Brief Biography of Henry Heywood Fox Published in 1915

In 1915, Harvard published a report on members of the Class of 1900. Included within that report was a brief biography of Pelham Manor resident Henry Heywood Fox. That biography appears below, followed by a citation to its source.
Born Cambridge, Mass., March 14, 1880.
Parents Jabez Fox, Susan Elizabeth Thayer.
School Cambridge Latin School, Cambridge, Mass.
Years in College 1896-1900.
Degrees A.B., 1900; S.B., 1904.
Married Elizabeth Gorham Roper, Pelham Manor, N. Y., Nov. 27, 1906.
Children Eleanor, Oct. 1, 1908; Heywood, June 22, 1911; David Thayer, April 22, 1914 (died June 5, 1914).
Business Engineer.
Address (home) 414 Monterey Ave., Pelham Manor, N. Y. (business) 11 Broadway, New York, N. Y.
Was employed by Turner Construction Company in the fall of 1904 after receiving S.B. degree. Was superintend- [Page 168 / Page 169]
ent of construction until May, 1908, since then estimating engineer.
Member: Harvard Club, Pelham Country Club, The Country Club, Westchester, New York City, American Economic Association."
Source: Harvard College Class of 1900. Secretary's Fourth Report June, 1915 Printed for the Class, pp. 168-69 (Cambridge, MA: Crimson Printing Company 1915).
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