Henry Roger Wolcott

Henry Roger Wolcott

Longmeadow, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 31 May 1921 (aged 75)
Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot Park View Plot, Sections 136-137
Memorial ID 71196957 · View Source
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Remains shipped from Hawaii by H H Williams to San Francisco, then via N Gray Undertakers, to Denver, CO. Henry Hanington paid. Died of stroke and arteriosclerosis.

75 years 2 months 16 days

Brother of Edward 0. Wolcott, United States senator from Colorado.

While serving as a member of the Colorado senate, became acting governor of the state, and his sister, Miss Anna Louise Wolcott, now Mrs. Joel P. Vaile, was elected regent of the State University in 1910.

The Wolcott family are the possessors of a coat of arms, which includes three chess-rooks, the use of which was authorized by Henry V to one of the ancestors, who checkmated the king in a game of chess.

It was Samuel Wolcott, great-grandfather of Senator Wolcott, who served with the American forces in the Revolutionary war. He was the father of Elihu Wolcott and the latter in turn the father of the Rev. Samuel Wolcott, who was born in South Windsor. Connecticut. July 2, 1813, and passed away at Longmeadow, Massachusetts, in February, 1886.

Son of Samuel Wolcott, D. D., and
Harriet Amanda (Pope) Wolcott.

He was one of a family of eleven children, ten of whom attained adult age, the ones besides the Senator and Henry Roger Wolcott being:

Samuel Adams, who died in New London, Connecticut,in 1912; Harriet Agnes,who became the wife of F. 0. Vaille, of Denver, and died there in August, 1917; the Rev. William Edgar Wolcott who died in 1911 in Lawrence, Massachusetts;
Katherine Ellen, the wife of Charles Hansen Toll, of Denver, Colorado, who was at one time attorney general of the state; Anna Louise, widow of Joel F. Vaile and formerly principal of the Wolcott School of Denver and regent of the University of Colorado; Clara Gertrude, living in Boston, Massachusetts; Herbert Walter, who makes his home in Cleveland, Ohio; and Charlotte Augusta, the wife of Colonel Charles Francis Bates of the United States Army.

Over the public life of Denver, Mr. Wolcott exerted a widely felt and beneficial influence. It was largely his effort that secured Fort Logan as a military post for

Roger Wolcott Toll in charge in Denver.

Wolcott, Henry R. (Cremated)
Lot No. 11366 Section 136/137 Plot Park View
Record of Interment No. 106261
date of Interment June 28, 1921

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