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Henry Ware Eliot
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1843
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1919
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA

An American industrialist and philantropist. He was the husband of Charlotte Champe Stearns to whom he was married on October 27, 1868 at Lexington, Massachusetts and son of Abigail Adams (Cranch) and William Greenleaf Eliot. They were the parents of two sons and five daughters: Ada Sheffield; Margaret Dawes Eliot; Charlotte Smith; Marian Cushing Eliot; Henry Ware Eliot, Jr.; Theodora Sterling Eliot and T. S. Eliot. He was graduated from the Washington University, A.B. 1863. First employed by Reed and Green, in the wholesale grocery business, then a partner in the firm of Eliot and Larkin as manufacturing chemists. In 1874 he became Secretary of the Hydraulic-Press Brick Company in St. Louis, later serving in all offices including President until his retirement at age 70 when he was made Chairman to retain the benefit of his judgment and experience. He was on the Board of Directors of Washington University, 1877-1919; President of the Academy of Science of St. Louis, 1902; Trustee of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 1902-1903. He compiled a record of the descendants of William Greenleaf (1724-1803) in later life. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Greenleaf Eliot (1811 - 1887)
  Abigail Adams Cranch Eliot (1817 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Charlotte Champe Stearns Eliot (1843 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Theodora Sterling Eliot (____ - 1886)*
  Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Rhodes Eliot (1838 - 1855)*
  Henry Ware Eliot (1843 - 1919)
  Edward Cranch Eliot (1858 - 1928)*
  Rose Greenleaf Eliot Smith (1862 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 32-33, Lot 3128
 
Created by: D C McJonathan-Swarm
Record added: Sep 26, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11826328
Henry Ware Eliot
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Henry Ware Eliot
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Henry Ware Eliot
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