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Henry Newlin Stokes

Henry Newlin Stokes, American social worker. Club: Cosmos.


  • Stokes, Henry Newlin was born on October 24, 1859 in Moorestown, New Jersey, United States. Son of Doctor John H. and Tabitha (Jenkins) Stokes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Haverford College, 1878. Doctor of Philisophy, Johns Hopkins, 1884. University of Munich and Federal Polytechnic, Zurich, Switzerland, 1884-1889.


    • Chemist United States Geological Survey, 1889-1892 and 1894-1903. Assistant professor inorganic chemistry, University of Chicago, 1892-1893. Associate chemist, Bureau of Standards, 1903-1909.

      Retired from chemical work, 1909. Founded The O.E. Library League and edits its organ, The O.E. Library Critic, in behalf of prison reform and aid to prisoners.


    Club: Cosmos.


    • Married Wilhelmina van den Berg, 1884.
    • father: Doctor John H. Stokes
    • mother: Tabitha (Jenkins) Stokes
    • spouse: Wilhelmina van den Berg
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