First Halcyon Crew 1886

 

The photograph features members of the first Halcyon crew team of 1886:

W. H. Hart: William Howard Hart attended St. Paul’s School from 1880 to 1886 and is a member of the Form of 1886. The Spring 1959 edition of the Alumni Horae (pg. 43) contains this information about Hart:

He entered St. Paul’s in 1880, was captain and stroke of the Halcyon crew in his last year there, and graduated in 1886. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1890, afterwards read law, and was admitted to practice in 1897. . . He was a member of the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry and served with the Troop in the Spanish-American War.

C. Brackenridge: Charles David Brackenridge attended St. Paul’s School from 1882 to 1887 and is a member of the Form of 1886.

H. E. Tuttle: Herbert Edward Tuttle attended St. Paul’s School from 1885 to 1887 and is a member of the Form of 1886.

C. L. Borie: Charles Louis Borie Jr. attended St. Paul’s School from 1884 to 1888 and is a member of the Form of 1888. The Autumn 1943 edition of the Alumni Horae (pg. 128) contains this information about Borie:

In 1902 he became associated with Clarence Clark Zantzinger, ’88, as Zantzinger & Borie, architects. He was one of the designers of Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway and he selected the site and aided in the design of the Philadelphia Art Museum at the head of the parkway. Other buildings in which he assisted in the architectural work are the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale, the administration building of the University of Chicago, and the Department of Justice building in Washington.

J. H. Kidder: James Hathaway Kidder attended St. Paul’s School from 1885 to 1888 and is a member of the Form of 1888. The Spring 1957 edition of the Alumni Horae (pg. 52) contains this information about Kidder:

He was a graduate of Harvard, Class of 1892. In the first World War, he was a Captain in the Army. At the School he was captain of the Halcyon crew.

J. P. Hutchinson: James Pemberton Hutchinson attended St. Paul’s School from 1882 to 1886 and is a member of the Form of 1885. The Autumn 1943 edition of the Alumni Horae (pg. 126-127) contains this information about Hutchinson:

Dr. James Pemberton Hutchinson, prominent Philadelphia surgeon, distinguished himself during World War I as head of the American Hospital in France. He sailed for Europe in 1915 as a member of the University of Pennsylvania unit of the American Hospital. In 1917, after the United States entered the war, he was commissioned a major and placed in charge of the American Hospital at Neuilly, France. For his service he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal and was given the Cross of the Legion of Honor by the French Government. After his graduation from Harvard and from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Dr. Hutchinson served his internship at Pennsylvania Hospital, and, at the time he went overseas, he was on the staff of several of his city’s hospitals. After the war he became medical director of the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.

N. Gray: Niel Gray attended St. Paul’s School from 1883 to 1887 and is a member of the Form of 1886. The Spring 1938 edition of the Alumni Horae (pg. 56) contains this information about Gray:

He was formerly the owner of the Oswego (N. Y.) Machine Works which manufactured paper cutting machines. During the World War he was a member of the War Industries Board. After his retirement, he lived in Philadelphia but spent much of his time in travel. He was always very responsive to calls from S. P. S. and in 1936, as chairman of his Fiftieth Reunion, brought back a large crowd of his form-mates at Anniversary.

 

 

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Kimball, Willis G. C. "First Halcyon Crew 1886." St. Paul's School. Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives. Web. 19 Aug. 2017.



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