|Spouse(s) Mary Howard|
Name Henry Hays
|Died August 10, 1881|
Parents James H. Hays
|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.
He was born 12 August 1829 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, the son of James H. Hays and Mary Cready.
Captain, 6th U.S. Cavalry during the Civil War.
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.