Henry Sleeper Harper (1864 - 1944) MP

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Birthplace: New York, NY, USA
Death: Died in New York, NY, USA
Occupation: Publisher, He was a director of the Harper & Brothers Publishing House, Surviving Passenger on the Titanic
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About Henry Sleeper Harper

Henry Sleeper Harper was a passenger on the RMS Titanic when it sank on April 15, 1912. Mr Henry Sleeper Harper was born in New York City on 11 March 1864, the son of Joseph Wesley Harper and Abigail P. Sleeper. His grandfather, Joseph Wesley Harper, founded a publishing firm in the 1810s. After Henry graduated from Columbia University in 1888, he worked for the family firm of Harper and Brothers.

He was a director of the Harper & Brothers Publishing House.

http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-biography/henry-sleeper-harper.html

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New York Times, Obituaries & Marriage Notices, 1889 about Myra Raymond Haxtun

Groom's Surname: Harper

Groom's Given: Henry Sleeper

Bride's Surname: Haxtun

Bride's Given: Myra Raymond

Bride's Parents: Benjamin Haxtun

Marriage Place: Grace Church

Marriage Date: 1 Mar 1889

Page: 5

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1900 United States Federal Census about Henry Harper

Name: Henry Harper

Home in 1900: Manhattan, New York, New York [New York, New York]

Age: 36

Birth Date: Mar 1864

Birthplace: New York

Race: White

Gender: Male

Relationship to head-of-house: Son-in-Law

Father's Birthplace: New York

Mother's Birthplace: New York

Spouse's Name: Myra Harper

Marriage year: 1890

Marital Status: Married

Years married: 10

Occupation: Publisher

Household Members:

Name Age

Benj Haxtun 70

Myra Harper 37

Henry Harper 36

Kate Iurmy 28

Mary Iurmy 26

Kate Reordan 26

Nellie Reordan 24

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1920 United States Federal Census about Henry S Harper

Name: Henry S Harper

Home in 1920: Manhattan Assembly District 10, New York, New York

Age: 56

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1864

Birthplace: New York

Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) [Head]

Spouse's Name: Myra H Harper

Father's Birth Place: New York

Mother's Birth Place: New York

Marital Status: Married

Race: White

Sex: Male

Home owned: Own

Able to read: Yes

Able to Write: Yes

Household Members:

Name Age

Henry S Harper 56

Myra H Harper 56

John J Keogh 36

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1930 United States Federal Census about Henry S Harper

Name: Henry S Harper

Gender: Male

Birth Year: abt 1864

Birthplace: New York

Race: White

Home in 1930: Manhattan, New York, New York

Marital Status: Married

Relation to Head of House: Head

Spouse's Name: Anna H Harper

Father's Birthplace: New York

Mother's Birthplace: Massachusetts

Name Age

Henry S Harper 66

Anna H Harper 45

Henry Harper 5

Ethel Young 50

Arline Hammond 22

Margarete Morrison 18

Spencer Harrington 20

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Henry Sleeper Harper's Timeline

1864
March 11, 1864
New York, NY, USA
1889
March 1, 1889
Age 24
New York, NY, USA
1923
November 27, 1923
Age 59
1944
March 1, 1944
Age 79
New York, NY, USA
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Bronx, Bronx, NY, USA