Philip Simmons Hichborn, Jr.

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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: Cambridge, Middlesex, Mass a
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Son of Philip Simmons Hichborn and Elinor Wylie

Managed by: Erica "the Disconnectrix" Howton
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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
November 4, 1936
Age 29
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Age 28
Cambridge, Middlesex, Mass a