A Biographical Dictionary of

Leading Living Men of the City of Detroit

Edited by Albert Nelson Marquis


A. N. Marquis & Company


Copyright, 1908 by Albert Nelson Marquis

Pages 224 - 225

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HENDRIE, Strathearn; born, Detroit, Oct. 12, 1866; son of George and Sarah Sibley (Trowbridge) Hendrie; educated in public schools of Detroit and Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., graduation, degree of B.A., 1887; married at Detroit, Nov. 1894, Catherine Marie Moran. Was treasurer and director Detroit City Railway,  1889-91; manager and treasurer various suburban electric railways, including Wyandotte & Detroit River and Detroit & Pontiac Ry., 1890-1902. General manager and treasurer Grand Rapids, Holland & Chicago Railway; treasurer Detroit River Land Co.,; director Detroit Savings Bank, Detroit & Buffalo Steamboat Co., Detroit Omnibus Line Co., Grosse Pointe Land Co. Member Michigan State Naval Brigade, 1894-03, commanding same 11901-03; ensign U.S. Navy during Spanish-American War, 1898. Clubs: Yondotega, Detroit, Detroit Boat, Detroit Racquet and Curling, University, Detroit Automobile, Country. Recreations: Outdoor pastimes. Office: 218 Hammond Bldg., Detroit. Residence: Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.

HENKEL, Juluis Francis, physician, specialist; born Detroit, Mich., Jan. 26, 1873; son of Peter and Julia (Mordhorst) Henkel; educated in private school and by private tuition, Detroit; Yates' Institute, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 1886; private tuition, Marburg, a.d. Lah,, Germany, 1887-89; graduate Detroit College of Medicine, M. D., 1896; post-graduate study, Vienna (Austria), Berlin, Munich, Margurg, Cassel and Hattenberg. Has engaged in practice in Detroit since June 1, 1897. Life member Association of Military Surgeons of the United States; member Wayne County Medical Society, Michigan Medical Society, Nu Signa Nu medical fraternity. Enlisted as private in Michigan Nationa Guard since Jan. 20, 1905. Reorganiized medical service and organized Medical Department, Michigan Guard, 1904; treasurer and vice prisident , 1906; president of Detroit Light Infantry. 1907. Independent Republican. Presbyterian. Club: Detroit Yacht (fleet sergeon 1906). Recreations: All outdoor sports. Office: 270 Woodward Av. Residence: 267 Warren Av. E.

HENKEL, Robert; born, Detroit, Jan. 20, 1860; son of Peter and Julia (Mordhorst) Henkel; educated in private schools; married at Detroit, Mar. 23, 1887, Athena Yemans. Began active career in grocery and provision house of his father, continuing, 1873-87; entered flour milling business, 1887; and became secretary and treasurer of the Comerical Milling Co., of which has been president since 1903; since 1902, president Commercial Milling Co., of Cleveland. Also director First National Bank, and of the Detroit Barrel Co.; director and treasurer Beck Cereal Co., vice president Michigan Commercial Fire Insurance Co. Presbyterian.Vice presiden Michigan Miller's Association; member Detroit Board of Trade, Chamber of Commerce.Mason. Clubs: Harmonie Society. Country, Detroit Boat, Detroit Motor Boat. Recreations: Music, boating. Office: Randolph and Woodbridge Sts. Residence: 313 Jefferson Av.

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HENNES, Leo K., born; Detroit, Jan. 19, 1873; son of Louis and Catherine (Huber) Hennes; educated in St. Mary's parish school, Detroit College and University of Michigan; married at Detroit, June 14, 1899, Rose M. Lieblein. Began in fire insurance business, 1897, with Richard G. Lambrecht as partner; pruchased interest of partner, 1900, has since conducted the business alone. Also secretary and treasurer Warren Brick and Tile Works. Member Detroit Credit Men's Association, Detroit Board of Commerce. Roman Catholic. Member Knights of Columbus. Office: 621-623 Hammond Bldg. Residence: 1230 Third Av.

HENRY, Albert M., lawyer; born, Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 20, 1845; son of William G. and Huldana (Squier) Henry; educated in Grand Rapids public schools and Uiversity of Michigan, graduationg, degree of B.S. & M. S., 1867; married at Detroit, lJan. 23, 1875, Frances M. Burns. Admitted to bar at Omaha, Nev., practicing there, 1869-75; came to Detroit, 1875, and has since contunued in pratice of law; one of the organizers and first president Dime Savings Bank; member State Board of Pardons under Gov. Alger. Formerly member City Council, Detroit, and member Board of Estimates, Psi Upsilon (University of   Michigan), Sons of American Revolution, Dertoit Board of Commmerce (chairman education committee) Mason (*32); member Ashler Lodge, F. & A.M., Michigan Sovereign Consistory, Moslem Temple, A.A.N.M.S. Clubs: Detroit (charter member), Country. Office 1202 Penobscot Bldg. Residence: 158 Fort St., W.

HEBBERT, Henry J., manufacturer; born, Sturgis, Mich. , Feb. 28, 1867; son of James C. and Eleanor S. (Smith) Herbery; educated in public schools of Sturgis; married at Detroit 1898, Miss Emma Walker. Began business career with the Detroit Umbrella Co., which he organized, 1890; then went to New York City as member of firm of Clogg, Wright & Co., umbrella manufacturers; returned to Detroit, 1899, and became member of firm of Kelsey-Herbert Co., manufactures of toilet articles, of which has been president since 1903. Also secretary and treasurer Detroit Bent Goods Co.; director fox Bros. & Co. Republican. Presbyterian. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Boat. Office: 277-289 Monroe St. Residences: 185 Seyburn Av.

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HERSHEY, Archibald C; born, Monmoth, Ill., Feb. 9. 1879; son of S. B.. and Ella (Clippigner) Hershery; educated at Beatrice (Neb) High School and University of Nebraska; marrried at Lincold, Sept. 2, 1900; Clara Quick. Began active career in store of A. G. Stewart, Beatrice, Neb., later with M.S. Walback, Beatrice, Ewing Clothing Co., Lincoln, Neb., Fagley & co., Sioux City, IA., and Armstrong Clothing Co., Lincoln, until 1905; came to Detroit and assisted in founding firm of Hershey & Quick, Sept. 1905; the firm becoming Hershey-Brennan Co., Aug. 1907. Republican. Methodist. Recreations: Hunting, fishing and baseball. Office: 272 Woodward Av. Residence: 85 Hancock Av. W.

HETHERINGTON, Henry P., managing editor The Detroit Journal; born Hamilton, Ont., Mar. 17, 1859; son of James and Catherine (Fraser) Hetherington. educated in common schools; married in Detroit, 1892, Lulah G. Roganni. Has been identified with the newspaper business in Detroit since1877; managing editor The Detroit Journal since 1897; vice president The Charles F. May Co., printers. Member Public Lighting Commission, City of Detroit, since 1903. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Club: Detroit. Office: Fort and Wayne Sts. Residence: 114 Pingree Av.

HEWITT, William T., lawyer; born, Buckingham, Eng., July 22, 1865; son of William and Rebecca (North) Hewitt; came to Canada with parents, Aug., 1870, and to Detroit, Jan. 17, 1887; educated in public schools of Walton, Ont.; High School, Seaforth, Ont.; Model School, Goderich, Ont.; graduate Detroit College of Law, degree of LL.B., 1896. Married at Farmington, Mich., Sept. 3,1902, L. May McCracken. Taught school in Ontario, 1885-87; was in office of Ccalvery Lithographing Co., making a specialty of corporation law. Member Detroir Bar Association. Republican, Congreationalist. Member Corinthian Lodge, F. & A. M. Recreation: Gardening. Office 49 Buhl Blk. Residence: 299 Holbrook Avenue/

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HEYERMAN, Charles Ferderic, real estate and mortgage loans; born, Toledo, OH, Mar. 24, 1874; son of Commander Oscar F. Heyerman, U.S.N., and Rebecca K. (Webster) Heyerman; educated in public and high schools, Detroit: Stevens' Preparatory High School, Hoboken, N.J., 1891-93; Stevens' Institute of  Technology, Hoboken, 1894- 95; Cornell University, College of Civil lEngineering, 1895-97; married at Detroit, June 6, 1901, Elizabeth Hosie. Served in Naval Reserve during Spanish-American War, returning to Detroit after being mustered out of service, fall of 1898; connected with Deep Waterway Surcey, United States government, 1898-99; has engaged in reals estate business under own name since 1899. President Blome Bros. Co., wholesale and retail photographic supplies. Member Detroit Real Estate Board. Republican. Episcopalian. Member Gilbert Wilkes Naval Command, No. 142, United Spanish War Veterans, Sons of American  Revolution, Michigan Cornell Alumni Association, Chi Phi. Club: Detroit Boat. Recreation: Boating. Office: 22 McGraw Bldg. Residence: 83 Forest Av. E.

HICKEY, Edward J.; born, Detroit, Nove. 18, 1863; son of Patrick B. and Mary (Ready) Hickey;  educated in public schools of Detroit; married at Detroit, 1890, Mary L. Mehling. Began active career as cash boy with George Peck, dry goods, 1873; was with C.R. Mabley, clothing, and J. L. Hudson & Co., continuing with latter house twenty years and becoming general manager; has been in business in his own name since 1901. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Liberal Democrat. Catholic. Member Knights of Columbus. Recreations: Outdoor sports. Office: 201 Woodward Av. Residence: 115 W. Willis Av.

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HICKEY, Preston Manasseh, physician; born; Ypsilanti, Mich., Dec. 3, 1865; son of Rev. Manasseh and Sarah (Bush) Hickey; educated in public schools; A.B., University of Michigan, 1888; M.D. Detroit College of Medicine, 1892; married at Detroit, Nov. 3, 1897, Grace Maley. Has practiced in Detroit since 1892, professor of pathology, roentgenology and clincal laryngology Detroit College of Medicine; larynogologist Children's Hospital; pathologist Harper Hospital. President American Roentgen Ray Society; member Wayne Co. and Michigan State Medical societies, American Medical Association. Detroit Academy of Medicine, Phi Gama Delta, Nu Sigma Nu. Clubs: Detroit Golf, University. Recreation: Photography. Office: 32 Adams Av. W. Residence: 39 Rosedale Court.

HIGH, Marquist L., physician; born, Elgin Co., Ont., Can., Feb 13, 1851; son of Andrew and Sarah (Bowes) High; educated in pbulic schools of Ontario; engaged in practice as veterinary surgeon at Aylmer, Ont., 1877-92; M.D. Detroit College of Medicine, 1894; married at Aylmer, Ont., Oct. 8, 1872, Agnes Meston. Has practiced medicine in Detroit since 1894. Methodist. Member American Dedical Association, Michigan State and Wayne County Medical societies. Recereation: Reading. Office: 18 High St. W.

HILL, Hugo; born, district of Posen. Germany. Dec. 2, 1842; son of J. and Esther (Marks) Hiller; educated in Germany; came to Detriot in 1859; married at Detroit, 1864, Mis Bertha Mendelson. Engaged in dry goods business for four years in Oakland Co., Mich.; retruned to Detroit, 1863, and started in millinery  and dress making business, spring of 1864, the firm being incorporated, 1895, and largely engaged in importing millinery and gowns. Member. A.F. & A.M. Recreation: Hoursback riding. Office: 265 Woodward Av. Residence: 121 E. High St.

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