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Henderson Gilbert

hotel executive.

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