Henry Clarke Hill Edit Profile
Graduated from the high school, Galesburg, Illinois. Business college, Galesburg.
Began as postal clerk, Galesburg, 1899. Post office inspector, 1905-1909. European representative of New York Credit Men’s Association, 1909-1912.
Assistant sales manager Thomas B. Jeffery Company, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1912-1914. In charge automobile purchases for French War Department, Paris, 1914-1915. Attending personal interests, 1916-1929.
Warden Illinois State Penitentiary, 1929-1932. Warden United States Penitentiary, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1932-1940. Superintendent Pennsylvania Industrial School, Camp Hill, March 1, 1940-June 18, 1943.
Appointed chairman Pennsylvania Board of Parole, June 18, 1943, Private 1st Artillery Battalion, Illinois Volumes, Spanish-American War. First lieutenant and quartermaster Arty Battalion, Illinois National Guard, 1900-1904. Major 10th Illinois Infantry, Illinois National Guard, 1917-1920.
Trustee National Probation and Parole Association.
The belief in religious freedom and its corollary, the separation of the institutions of church and state, come from the commitment to the authority of the Bible.
Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.
Member S.A.R., American Prison Association, Police Chiefs Association of S.E. Pennsylvania (honorary), Kappa Sigma (honorary), Spanish American Veterans Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Middle-Atlantic States Parole Conference, Pennsylvania Association Probation and Parole, Pennsylvania Citizens Association Health and Welfare, Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association, Pennsylvania Society. Member of the Governor’s commission to study state penal and correctional instns. Chairman Gov’s. Advisory Committee on prison construction.
Mason (32°, Knights Templar, Shriner, Jesters), Knights of Pythias, Modern Woodmen, Elk.
Married Blanche Colville, November 14, 1900. Children: Philip Coville, Blanche Joan (Mistress Richard Seidel).