Henry William Palfrey (1798 - 1866)

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Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died
Cause of death: Sinking of the Evening Star Steamship
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Henry William Palfrey (1798-1866) initially worked for the counting houses of William Simpson and the House of Chew & Relf in New Orleans. In 1820 he set up the merchant and cotton factor firm of Taylor and Palfrey. He served as American Commissioner to the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1855. He died en route to Europe in 1866 when his ship sank in a storm.

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Henry William Palfrey died with the sinking of the Evening Star Steamship off the coast of Georgia.

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Henry Palfrey's Timeline

1798
February 8, 1798
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
1836
February 14, 1836
Age 38
1866
October 3, 1866
Age 68
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