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Byron Schermerhorn Harvey, American food service executive. Member Chicago Association Commerce, United States Chamber Commerce, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Chicago History Society.

Background

Harvey, Byron Schermerhorn was born on August 31, 1876 in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States. Son of Frederick Henry and Barbara (Mattas) Harvey.

Education

Graduate Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1895. Bachelor of Philosophy, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale).

Career

Began, 1899, in catering business, established by father, at Kansas City, Missouri. Removed to Chicago, 1903, as manager Chicago office. Vice-president Fred Harvey, Inc., 1919-1928.

President Fred Harvey, 1928-1946, chairman and chief executive officer since 1946.

Membership

Member Chicago Association Commerce, United States Chamber Commerce, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Chicago History Society. Clubs: Chicago, Commercial, Shoreacres, Casino, Tavern, Racquet, University: Yale (New York).

Connections

Married Helen Daggett, April 16, 1902 (died June 28, 1948). Children: Byron S., John Stewart, Charles Daggett.

father:
Frederick Henry Harvey

mother:
Barbara (Mattas) Harvey

spouse:
Helen Daggett

children:
Byron S. Harvey

John Stewart Harvey

Charles Daggett Harvey