Harry Joseph Powers Edit Profile
Brought to Chicago, with parents in childhood. Educated St. Patrick’s Academy.
Began as usher, Hooley’s Theatre, Chicago, 1877, became business manager. Remodeled the theatre, 1898, changing name to Powers Theatre (building sold, 1923, and now occupied by annex to Hotel Sherman). President Amusement Company of Illinois, operating Illinois Theatre, Chicago.
Clubs: Union League, Exmoor Country.
Married Marie F. Deegan, May 11, 1885.