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Henry Blake Hays

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Spouse(s)  Mary Howard
Name  Henry Hays

Died  August 10, 1881
Parents  James H. Hays
Henry Blake Hays Henry Blake Hays 1829 1881 Find A Grave Memorial
Born  August 12, 1829 (1829-08-12) Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Children  Louis Blake Hays, Virginia Claire Hays

Henry Blake Hays was a leader of the coal industry in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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Early life

He was born 12 August 1829 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, the son of James H. Hays and Mary Cready.

Military career

Captain, 6th U.S. Cavalry during the Civil War.

Industrial career

As the son of James H. Hays, he helped run the family coal mines. He operated the H.B. Hays and Brothers Coal Railroad, a narrow gauge coal railroad with branches that ran along Becks Run and Streets Run. He was a director of the Pittsburgh, Virginia and Charleston Railway.

References

Henry Blake Hays Wikipedia


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