Henry Wheeler De Forest, American lawyer, capitalist. Member board of managers New York Botanical Garden.
Forest, Henry Wheeler De was born on October 29, 1855 in New York, United States. Son of of Henry Grant and Julia Brasher (Weeks) D.
Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1876. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1878.
In law practice at New York, since 1878. Director and member Executive Committee S.P. Company. Director and member Executive Committee Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company, Western Union Telegraph Company, Guaranty Trust Company, Hudson Trust Company of New Jersey, etc.
Trustee The Bank for Savings.
Member board of managers New York Botanical Garden.
Married Julia Gilman Noyes, August 15, 1898. Children: Julia Mary, Alice Delano.