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Henry Osborne Havemeyer

Henry Osborne Havemeyer, American sugar refiner. Member, 1869, and a few years later manager Havemeyers & Elder, sugar refiners. Organized 1891, and became president, American Sugar Refining Company (capital now $75,000,000), uniting the large sugar interests of the United States.

Background

  • Havemeyer, Henry Osborne was born on October 18, 1847 in New York, United States. Son of Frederick Christian Havemeyer.

  • Education

    • Educated public and private schools.

    Career

    • Member, 1869, and a few years later manager Havemeyers & Elder, sugar refiners. Organized 1891, and became president, American Sugar Refining Company (capital now $75,000,000), uniting the large sugar interests of the United States. President and director American Coffee Company.

      Trustee Colonial Trust Company. Also officer or director in other corporations Presented public schoolhouse, costing $250,000, to Greenwich, Connecticut Home: Greenwich, Conn.

    Membership

    Member, 1869, and a few years later manager Havemeyers & Elder, sugar refiners. Organized 1891, and became president, American Sugar Refining Company (capital now $75,000,000), uniting the large sugar interests of the United States.

    Connections

    • Married Louisine Waldron Elder, 1883.
    • father: Frederick Christian Havemeyer. Havemeyer
    • spouse: Louisine Waldron Elder
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    Born October 18, 1847
    Died 1907
    (aged 59)
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