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Henry Davis Sleeper

Also Known As: "Harry"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Cause of death: Leukemia
Place of Burial: Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Brevet Major Jacob Henry Sleeper (USA) and Maria Sleeper
Brother of Jacob Sleeper and Stephen Westcott Sleeper

Occupation: antiquarian, collector, and interior decorator, Mason of Revere Lodge in Massachusetts
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About Henry Davis Sleeper

Henry Davis Sleeper (1878-1934) was a nationally-noted antiquarian, collector, and interior decorator. He was born March 27, 1878, in Boston, Massachusetts. He was grandson of Jacob Sleeper and son of Jacob Henry Sleeper. He was a member of Dabsville . He was sufficiently prominent that his design showcase home in Gloucester, Massachusetts, Beauport, was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2003.

Sleeper became the U.S. representative and a major fundraiser for the American Field Service ambulance corps during World War I. France awarded him the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honor.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Davis_Sleeper

http://www.historicnewengland.org/historic-properties/homes/Beauport/beauport-sleeper-mccann-house-history

http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/the-legacy-of-henry-davis-sleeper/

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1900 United States Federal Census about Henry D Sleeper

Name: Henry D Sleeper

Home in 1900: Boston Ward 11, Suffolk, Massachusetts [Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts]

Age: 22

Birth Date: May 1878

Birthplace: Massachusetts

Race: White

Gender: Male

Relationship to head-of-house: Son

Father's Birthplace: Massachusetts

Mother's name: Maria W Sleeper

Mother's Birthplace: Massachusetts

Marital Status: Single

Household Members:

Name Age

Maria W Sleeper 63

Jacob Sleeper 30

Stephen W Sleeper 26

Henry D Sleeper 22

Henry P Grey 26

Mary A Falvey 39

Mary G Tobin 28

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Massachusetts, Mason Membership Cards, 1733-1990 about Henry Davis Sleeper

Name: Henry Davis Sleeper

Birth Date: 27 Mar 1878

Birth Place: Boston

Death Date: 22 Sep 1934

Last Residence Place: Gloucester

Lodge: Revere

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Henry Davis Sleeper's Timeline

1878
March 27, 1878
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
1934
September 22, 1934
Age 56
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
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Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, USA