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Herbert C. Hitchcock (1866-?)
Born in Southington, CT, moved to Bay City in 1868.

1914 Biography. (Added Jun., 2009)

The Book of Detroiters, by Albert Nelson Marquis (1914)

HERBERT C. HITCHCOCK.
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Born, Southington, Conn., June 8, 1866, son of Joseph R. and Roxanna G. (Gridley) Hitchcock;

parents moved to Bay City, Mich., 1868;
educated in public schools of Bay City;

married at Bay City, 1889, Jennie L. Lanford, 1 daughter, Fanny L.

Entered employ of the Hitchcock Lumber Co., 1884;
came to Detroit, 1902, and filled position of secretary and treasurer of the City Lumber Co.;
was one of the organizers of the Central Lumber Co., 1905, of which was secretary and treasurer until 1908;
since dealer in lumber, Mexico.

Former alderman and police commissioner of Bay City. Republican. Espiscopalian. Mason (32 degree), Knights Templar, Shriner.
Recreation: outdoor sports.

Residence: 115 Pingree Ave., Detroit, Mich.

Additional Notes.

    1880 - Census: Bay City, Bay, Mich.

  • Hitchcock, Joseph R. - b. 1831, Conn. - lumberman.
  • Roxanna, wife - b. 1830, Conn.
  • Herbert C., son - b. 1866, Conn.

    1889 - Michigan Marriages: Bay City, Bay, Mich.

  • Herbert C. Hitchcock, b. 1867, Conn., son of Jospeh R. and Roxana (Gridley) Hitchcock, married March 20, 1889, to Jennie Lawford, b. 1868, Mich., daughter of George Lawford.

    1910 - Censu: Detroit, Wayne, Mich.

  • Hitchcock, Herbert C. - age 43, b. Conn.
  • Jennie L., wife - age 42, b. Mich.
  • Fannie L., daughter - age 19, Mich.

    1930 - Census: Detroit, Wayne, Mich.

  • Hitchcock, Herbert C. - age 63, b. conn.
  • Jennie L., wife - age 61, b. Mich.
Related Pages/Notes

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People Referenced
Gridley, Roxanna G.(mother)
Hitchcock, Fanny L. (dau.)
Hitchcock, Herbert C. (subject)
Hitchcock, Joseph R.(father)
Lanford, Jennie L (wife)
Lanford, George (f-inlaw)
Subjects Referenced
Bay City, MI
Bay Co., MI
Central Lumber Co., Det.
City Lumber Co., Det.
Detroit, MI
Episcopalian Church
Hitchcock Lumber Co.
Southington, CT
WRITINGS: History As It Was Written Then.