Hammond, Harry

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Harry Hammond Soundex Code H553

Harry Hammond, contractor for steam construction;

born in: Richmond, Indiana, on Monday, March 10, 1862;Harry Hammond

son of: S.U. Hammond and Rhoda Eloise Hammond, nee: Rhoda Eloise Harris

education: grammar schools, Indianapolis, Indiana, and Cincinnati, Ohio;

married: Irene Hammond, nee: Irene Kelly, in Richmond, Indiana, on Wednesday, February 2, 1887;

daughters: Eloise R. Hammond, Irene Hammond2 (deceased), Re: Etta.

Was railway postal clerk in Florida, with headquarters at Jacksonville, Florida, 1882-7;

reporter Richmond Palladium (Indiana), 1887-8;

Stenographer Adams Express Company, Chicago, 1888-9;

General Clerk Albert W. Cobb & Company, 1889-94;

Renting Manager, Mead & Coe, real estate, 1895-1903;

since February, 1903, partner in firm of Thomas J. Douglass & Company, contractors for steam fitting, hot water heating, and power plant construction.



Charter member: Chicago Continental Guard. Mason, Odd Fellows.

Member: Sons of the American Revolution (S.A.R.)

Office: 52 N. Dearborn Street

Residence: 831 W. Morse Avenue, 1905, 1614 W. Greenleaf Avenue, 1919.

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1905; Rogers Park Directory, 1919, page 33.