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Christopher Tompkins Chenery
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1886
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 1973
New Rochelle
Westchester County
New York, USA

Prominent horseman, breeder, corporate executive. Founder of Meadow Stable (Doswell, Virginia) which produced many thoroughbred stars including 1972 Kentucky Derby & Belmont Stakes winner Riva Ridge and 1973 TRIPLE CROWN WINNER SECRETARIAT. One of the main founders of the New York Racing Association. He was a member of the board of trustees of the Jockey Club. Graduated from Washington & Lee University in 1909 where he was elected Phi Betta Kappa.
Husband of Helen Bates Chenery, father of Margaret, Hollis and Helen(Penny).
Son of James Hollis Chenery and Ida Burnley Chenery
 (bio by: zrustfamily) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Hollis Chenery (1850 - 1918)
  Ida Burnley Taylor Chenery (1863 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Clementina Bates Chenery (1887 - 1967)
 
 Children:
  Hollis Burnley Chenery (1918 - 1994)*
  Margaret Emily Chenery Carmichael (1919 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Hollis Chenery (1883 - 1883)*
  William Ludlow Chenery (1884 - 1974)*
  Christopher Tompkins Chenery (1886 - 1973)
  Charles Morris Chenery (1888 - 1948)*
  Alan Jeffries Chenery (1890 - 1983)*
  Blanche Browning Chenery Perrin (1894 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Ashland
Hanover County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: An Ashland Genealogist
Record added: Jan 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24132553
Christopher Tompkins Chenery
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Christopher Tompkins Chenery
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Sorry you did not get to see Secretariat's Triple Crown win... but thank you for giving him to the world. Rest in Peace.
- goldengirl
 Added: Oct. 19, 2015
You made such a great contribution to the horse racing industry...I am very grateful for that. You will not be forgotten.
- Linda F
 Added: Jul. 10, 2014

- Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 23, 2012
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