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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)


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

Related Pages:
None at this time.
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.