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Philip Simmons Hichborn, Jr.

Birthplace: Washington, Washington , D.C., United States
Death: Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of death: Cerebral hemorrhage
Place of Burial: Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Mass a
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Son of Philip Simmons Hichborn and Elinor Wylie

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About Philip Simmons Hichborn, Jr.


  • Married May 1, 1933 to Gertrude Schuyler Vander Poel (1911-1996); divorced, July 1935


  1. A Private Madness: The Genius of Elinor Wylie  By Evelyn Helmick Hively. Page 29-30. "In 1929 he graduated from Harvard ... Following the family tradition, wrote for the Harvard Advocate and edited the Harvard Lampoon ... Philip moved to California, where he died a few days after a fall in his hotel room during an alcoholic episode. His lawyer ... would only say that Philip Hichborn's life was one of the saddest he had ever known."
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Philip Simmons Hichborn, Jr.'s Timeline

September 22, 1907
Washington, Washington , D.C., United States
Age 2
Washington, Washington , D.C., United States

Name: Philip S Hiehborn
[Philip S Hichborn] 
Age in 1910: 27
Birth Year: abt 1883
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1910: Precinct 3, Washington, District of Columbia
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Elinor M Hiehborn
Father's Birthplace: Massachusetts
Mother's Birthplace: Vermont
Household Members:
Name Age
Philip S Hiehborn
Elinor M Hiehborn
Philip Hiehborn Jr
Mary A Mcpeake
Winifred Logan
Sarah Bentley

November 4, 1936
Age 29
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Age 28
Cambridge, Middlesex, Mass a