Hale Holden, abbreviated genealogy

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Hale Holden was president of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad from 1914 to 1918 and again from 1920 to 1929.  He also served as the USRA's western division director, vice president and director for the American Railway Association and chairman of the executive committee for the Association of Railroad Executives.  After leaving the CB&Q, Holden became chairman of the executive committee for Southern Pacific Railroad, serving from 1928 to 1932, and then as chairman of the board for SP from 1932 to 1939.

Below is an abbreviated genealogy of Hale Holden.  Where known, sources are listed in the footnotes.  Facts listed below that are not otherwise attributed to a reference source are taken from family tree information that has been posted to FamilySearch.  Databases of this information are available through the download links shown here - the GEDCOM link will work with any program that can import that type of file, the RootsMagic link will work on RootsMagic version 6 or higher, and the complete archive link includes both of those files plus copies of the source documents that were used to assemble the information.

First Generation

1.  Hale Holden1 was born on 11 Aug 1869 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.2–8 He appeared in the household of Howard Malcomb Holden in the census on 15 July 1870 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.9 10 He graduated in 1890 from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States.11–12 Hale was educated  from 22 September 1890 to 1892 at Harvard School of Law in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.13 He appeared in the census on 9 June 1900 at 200 East 37th in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.14 He appeared in the census on 3 May 1910 at Columbus Ave, New Trier Township in Winnetka, Illinois, United States.15 Hale lived at 547 West Jackson Blvd in Chicago, Illinois, United States in 1913.16 He lived at 1316 Astor Street in Chicago, Illinois, United States in 1928.7 He sailed from Cherbourg to New York City from 28 November 1928 to 4 December 1928.7 Hale appeared in the census in April 1930 at 610 Park Avenue, Manhattan in New York, New York, United States.17 He appeared in the census on 10 April 1930 at 1316 Astor Street in Chicago, Illinois, United States.18 He sailed from Southampton to New York from 30 September 1933 to 6 October 1933.8 Hale sailed from New York, NY, to Los Angeles, California, from 1 February 1936 to 17 February 1936.6 He listed his address as 165 Broadway, New York, NY. He appeared in the census on 15 April 1940 at East 72nd Street in New York, New York, United States.19 He died on 23 September 1940 at the age of 71 in New York, New York, United States.3,20

Second Generation

2.  Howard Malcomb Holden3 was born on 28 August 1837 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.9,14,21–22 The birth record reads "Malcolm (changed to Howard Malcolm by order of Probate Court, 9 Oct 1855)" He appeared in the household of Eli Holden in the census on 21 September 1850 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.23 He appeared in the census on 15 July 1870 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.9 Howard appeared in the census on 7 June 1880 at May Street in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.10 In 1900 he was a real estate agent in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.21 He appeared in the census on 1 June 1900 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.21 Howard was also known as Malcolm Holden.22 Mary Finley Oburn and Howard Malcomb Holden3,5 were married on 30 May 1867 in Hanover, Jefferson, Indiana, United States.

3.  Mary Finley Oburn3 was born in December 1843 in Pennsylvania, United States.9,14,21 She appeared in the household of Howard Malcomb Holden in the census on 15 July 1870 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.9,10,21 She died on 20 March 1928 at the age of 84 in San Diego, California, United States. Mary was also known as Mary O. Holden.10,21

Howard Malcomb Holden and Mary Finley Oburn had the following children:

        i.    Bertha L. Holden9–10 was born on 17 May 1868 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.9,21,24 She appeared in the household of Howard Malcomb Holden in the census on 15 July 1870 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.9,10,21 She lived at 105 South 36th Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1918.25,26 Louis J. Lautenbach sailed from Honolulu, Hawaii, to San Francisco, California, from 14 June 1922 to 21 June 1922.24 Bertha appeared in the census in April 1930 at 155 73rd Street in New York, New York, United States.27 She appeared in the census on 3 April 1940 at 155 73rd Street in New York, New York, United States.28 She died after 1940.20 Bertha was also known as Bertha H. Lautenbach.24,26
    1    ii.    Hale Holden, born 11 August 1869, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States; died 23 September 1940, New York, New York, United States.
        iii.    Willard Malcolm Holden20–21,25 was born on 14 May 1875 in Missouri, United States.21,25,29,10 In 1900 he was a real estate agent in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.21 He lived at 282 East Market in Akron, Ohio, United States in 1918.25 In 1918 Willard was an accountant at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Akron, Ohio, United States.25 He registered for the World War I draft on 12 September 1918 in Akron, Ohio, United States.25 He died on 29 June 1953 at the age of 78 in Los Angeles, California, United States.20,29

Third Generation

4.  Eli Holden22 of Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, was born on 7 May 1810.23 He appeared in the census on 21 September 1850 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.23 Phebe Shute and Eli Holden22 were married on 29 April 1832 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

5.  Phebe Shute22 was born on 20 April 1810 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.23 She appeared in the household of Eli Holden in the census on 21 September 1850 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.23 She was also known as Phoebe Shute Holden.

Eli Holden and Phebe Shute had the following children:

        i.    Mary Lynde Holden23 was born on 24 December 1833 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.23 She appeared in the household of Eli Holden in the census on 21 September 1850 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.23
    2    ii.    Howard Malcomb Holden, born 28 August 1837, Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
        iii.    Ellen Maria Holden was born on 16 July 1839 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 24 July 1841 at the age of 2.

6.  William Cummings Oburn was born in 1813 in Cumberland, Guernsey, Ohio. He died on 9 February 1889 at the age of 76 in Eckmansville, Wayne Township, Adams, Ohio, United States.

7.  Mary Jane Findley was born in 1818 in Muskingum,Ohio. She died in 1887 at the age of 69 in Galion, Ohio.

William Cummings Oburn and Mary Jane Findley had the following child:

    3    i.    Mary Finley Oburn, born Dec 1843, Pennsylvania, United States; died 20 March 1928, San Diego, California, United States.

Fourth Generation

8.  Ezra Holden was born on 11 April 1782 in Stoneham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 25 March 1853 at the age of 70 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Phoebe Nichols and Ezra Holden were married on 19 April 1804 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

9.  Phoebe Nichols was born on 22 February 1778 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay, United States. She died on 7 October 1868 at the age of 90 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Ezra Holden and Phoebe Nichols had the following children:

        i.    Ezra Holden was born on 15 April 1805 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 1 July 1874 at the age of 69.
        ii.    Phoebe Holden was born on 27 May 1807 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 17 May 1845 at the age of 37.
        iii.    __ Holden was born on 15 February 1809 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 15 February 1809.
    4    iv.    Eli Holden, born 7 May 1810, of Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
        v.    Dana Holden was born on 20 October 1812 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 6 September 1887 at the age of 74.
        vi.    Mary Lynda Holden was born on 13 April 1815 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 29 May 1830 at the age of 15.
        vii.    Hannah Sargent Holden was born on 30 July 1817 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 17 December 1869 at the age of 52.
        viii.    Maria Hussey Holden was born on 18 December 1820 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 29 March 1894 at the age of 73.

10.  Samuel Shute was born on 4 March 1773 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

11.  Lucy of Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, was born about 1782.

Samuel Shute and Lucy  had the following child:

    5    i.    Phebe Shute, born 20 April 1810, Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Fifth Generation

16.  John Holden was born in 1738 in Watertown, Massachusetts. He died in Feb 1806 at the age of 68 in Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States. He was buried in Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

17.  Mary Knight was born on 28 February 1741 in Stoneham, Middlesex, Massachusetts. She died on 21 May 1842 at the age of 101 in Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine.

John Holden and Mary Knight had the following child:

    8    i.    Ezra Holden, born 11 April 1782, Stoneham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; died 25 March 1853, Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Footnotes

    1. Harvard Business School, 20th Century American Leaders database (http://www.hbs.edu/leadership/database/leaders/hale_holden.html : accessed 2 December 2013), Hale Holden entr.
    2. , "Hale Holden," Railway Age Gazette, vol. 52, no. 10 (14 September 1914), Google Books (http://books.google.com/books?id=lEIcAQAAMAAJ : accessed 2 December 2013), page 428.
    3. Ingham John N., Biographical Dictionary of American Business Leaders: volume 2 (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983), 594-595; digital images, Google Books (http://books.google.com/books?id=Suu9yUKdA8IC : accessed 2 December 2013.
    4. Massachusetts "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910," index, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 2 December 2013), Hale Holden and Ellen Weston marriage.
    5. Hale Holden and Ellen Weston marriage, (18 September 1895), Marriages registered in the town of Dalton, Massachusetts: 50; FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org).
    6. Manifest, S.S. Santa Paula, 17 February 1936, Hale Holden, list of united states citizens, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 2 December 2013).
    7. Manifest, S.S. Majestic, 4 December 1928, Hale Holden and Eleanor Holden.
    8. Manifest, S.S. Aquitania, 6 October 1933, Hale Holden.
    9. 1870 U.S. census, Jackson County, Missouri, population schedule, 4th ward, Kansas City, subdivision 43, page 72, dwelling 514, family 514, H. M. Holden household; digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 2 December 2013).
    10. 1880 U.S. census, Jackson County, Missouri, population schedule, Kansas City, enumeration district (ED) 17, page 21, dwelling 154, family 154, Howard M. Holden household; digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 2 December 2013).
    11. "Hale Holden."
    12. Biographical Dictionary of American Business Leaders: volume 2, 594-5.
    13. Quinquennial catalogue of the Law School of Harvard University: 1817-1904 (Cambridge, MA: Law School of Harvard, 1905), 80; online images, Google Books (http://books.google.com/books?id=-0sBAAAAYAAJ : accessed 2 December 2013.
    14. 1900 U.S. census, Jackson County, Missouri, population schedule, Kansas City, ward 11, enumeration district (ED) 121, sheet 14-B, dwelling 267, family 304, Hale Holden household; digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 2 December 2013).
    15. 1910 U.S. census, Cook County, Illinois, population schedule, New Trier Twp, Winnetka Village, enumeration district (ED) 1582, sheet 2-A, dwelling 19, family 19, Hale Holden household; digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 2 December 2013).
    16. Harvard Alumni Association, compilers, Harvard University Directory: A catalogue of men now living who have been enrolled as students in the university; including also officers of instruction and administration (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1913), 390; online images, Google Books (http://books.google.com/books?id=Ia4VAAAAIAAJ : accessed 2 December 2013.
    17. 1930 U.S. census, New York, New York, population schedule, Manhattan, enumeration district (ED) 31-561, sheet 6B, dwelling 32, family 513, Hale Holden household; digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 2 December 2013).
    18. 1930 U.S. census, Cook County, Illinois, population schedule, precinct 31, Chicago, ward 43, block 61, enumeration district (ED) 16-1591, sheet 8B, dwelling 48, family 111, Hale Holden household; digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 2 December 2013).
    19. 1940 U.S. census, New York, New York, population schedule, Manhattan, assembly district 15, enumeration district (ED) 31-1352, sheet 7A, family 131, Hale Holden household; digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 2 December 2013).
    20. "Hale Holden of Black Point, Railroad Leader, Passes On," obituary, New London (Connecticut) Evening Day, 25 September 1940; Google News (accessed 2 December 2013).
    21. 1900 U.S. census, Jackson Co., MO, pop. sch., Kansas City, ED 30, sheet 1A, dw. 1, fam. 4, Howard Holden household.
    22. Massachusetts "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," index, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 3 December 2013), Howard Malcolm Holden birth.
    23. 1850 U.S. census, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Malden, dwelling 235, family 316, Eli Holden household; digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 3 December 2013).
    24. Manifest, S.S. Maui, 21 June 1922, Louis J Lautenbach and Bertha Lautenbach.
    25. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," index and images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 2 December 2013), Willard Malcolm Holden draft registration.
    26. 1920 U.S. census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Philadelphia, ward 27, enumeration district (ED) 864, sheet 7B, dwelling 56, family 151, Louis J. Lautenbach household; digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 2 December 2013).
    27. 1930 U.S. census, New York, NY, pop. sch., Manhattan, ED 31-556, sheet 22B, dw. 40, fam. 300, B H Lautenbach.
    28. 1940 U.S. census, New York, NY, pop. sch., Manhattan, assembly district 15, block G, ED 31-1397, sheet 2A, family 34, Bertha Lautenbach household.
    29. California "California, Death Index, 1940-1997," index, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 2 December 2013), Willard M. Holden death.