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Henry Gerhard Foreman

Henry Gerhard Foreman, American banker, organizer of Chicago Stock Exchange, philanthropist. member Board South Park Commissioners, 1902-1913 (president of the board, 1903-1905 and 1907-1913).

Background

  • Foreman, Henry Gerhard was born on August 22, 1857 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Gerhard and Hannah (Greenebaum) Foreman.

  • Education

    • Public schools and business college.

    Career

    • Charles H. Schwab, April 28, 1885. Received commercial and financial training in First National Bank, Chicago. Has devoted attention chiefly to real estate and financial operations.

      One of organizers Chicago Stock Exchange, Chicago Title & Trust Company and Chicago Real Estate Board President Board Commissioners of Cook Company, 1902-1904. Member Board South Park Commissioners, 1902-1913 (president of the board, 1903-1905 and 1907-1913). Appointed commissioner, 1904, to create outer belt of parks to circle Chicago (known as Forest Preserve of Cook County), and complete outdoor recreation system.

      Home: Chicago, Ill.

    Membership

    Member Board South Park Commissioners, 1902-1913 (president of the board, 1903-1905 and 1907-1913).

    Connections

    • Married Lottie, d.
    • father: Gerhard Foreman
    • mother: Hannah (Greenebaum) Foreman
    • spouse: Lottie
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    Born August 22, 1857
    Died July 25, 1932
    (aged 74)
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