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Henderson Gilbert

Henderson Gilbert, American hotel executive. Member Engineers Society Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania (thrice director), Harrisburg (twice past president) chambers commerce, Sigma Zi.; Mason.

Background

  • Gilbert, Henderson was born on September 13, 1880 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Spencer C. and Harriet (Henderson) Gilbert.

  • Education

    • Student Harrisburg Academy, 1896. Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1901.

    Career

    • Partner Henry Gilbert & Son, Harrisburg, 1901-1929. President Harrisburg Rys. Company, 1929-1948; past president, now director Harrisburg Hotel Company.

      Director Penn Harris Hotel Company, Bell Telephone Сompany Pennsylvania Active charity and community bds.

    Membership

    Member Engineers Society Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania (thrice director), Harrisburg (twice past president) chambers commerce, Sigma Zi. Mason.; Clubs: Union League (Philadelphia).

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Boas, September 27, 1905.
    • father: Spencer C. Gilbert
    • mother: Harriet (Henderson) Gilbert
    • spouse: Sarah Boas
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    Born September 13, 1880
    Died January 29, 1962
    (aged 81)
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