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banker , organizer of Chicago Stock Exchange , philanthropist

Henry Gerhard Foreman, American banker, organizer of Chicago Stock Exchange, philanthropist. member Board South Park Commissioners, 1902-1913 (president of the board, 1903-1905 and 1907-1913).

Background

Foreman, Henry Gerhard was born on August 22, 1857 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Gerhard and Hannah (Greenebaum) Foreman.

Education

Public schools and business college.

Career

Charles H. Schwab, April 28, 1885. Received commercial and financial training in First National Bank, Chicago. Has devoted attention chiefly to real estate and financial operations.

One of organizers Chicago Stock Exchange, Chicago Title & Trust Company and Chicago Real Estate Board President Board Commissioners of Cook Company, 1902-1904. Member Board South Park Commissioners, 1902-1913 (president of the board, 1903-1905 and 1907-1913). Appointed commissioner, 1904, to create outer belt of parks to circle Chicago (known as Forest Preserve of Cook County), and complete outdoor recreation system.

Home: Chicago, Ill.

Membership

Member Board South Park Commissioners, 1902-1913 (president of the board, 1903-1905 and 1907-1913).

Connections

Married Lottie, d.

father:
Gerhard Foreman

mother:
Hannah (Greenebaum) Foreman

spouse:
Lottie