Beautiful certificate from the Wellesley Inn Corporation
issued in 1909. This historic document was printed by Willis C. Corey Banknote Company and has an
ornate border around it with a vignette of the Wellesley Corporation. This item has the signatures of the Company's President, Henry Gruley and Treasurer, William Henry Hill and is over 100 years old.
WHO'S WHO IN FINANCE EDITED BY JOHN WILLIAM LEONARD New York JOSEPH & SEFTON, Publishers 1911
William Henry Hill
Trustee of estates, financier; born Boston, Mass., July 14, 1838; son of William H. and Abby F. (Remlch) Hill: attended private schools and Roxbury High School; married, first, Boston, Jan. 8, 1863, Sarah E. May (died 1SK)4); eleven children (four deceased); second, 1906, Caroline Wright Rogers, a direct Mayflower descendant. Began business life as a clerk In a publishing house, 1850- 1861; partner In Chase, Nichols, & Hill, 1861- 1869; bookseller and publisher on his own account.
In 1870 established the banking house of Richardson, Hill & Co., from which he retired and became special partner In 1903; was for twenty-five years manager of the Boston & Bangor Steamship Co. and during this period was successively managing director treasurer and president, spiling the property and retiring in 1901.
Has been president of the Windsor Co., Tho Standard Rubber Co.. The Assabet Manufacturing Co., International Express Co., and Citizens' Gas Light Co., and director In the United States Rubber Co., and other rubber manufacturing, steamship and railroad companies; now president Renfrew Manufacturing Co., Foster's Wharf Co., Wellesley Inn Corporation; vice-president Massachusetts Real Estate Exchange; director Boston Insurance Co., Old Colony Insurance Co., Massachusetts Bonding and Insurance Co.. First National Bank, International Trust Co., F. U. Stearns & Co., Inc., Rand-Avery Supply Co., Eastern Steamship Co. Democrat; Episcopalian.
Member Archaeological Institute of America, National Geographic Society, Roxbury Historical Society, Bostonlan Society, Bunker Hill Monument Association, American Forestry Association, the Economic Club of Boston, and National Association of Cotton Manufacturers. Clubs: Algonquin, Art, Boston Athletic Association. Country, Curling. Residence: Rl Marion St.. Brookline. Mass. Office: 50 Congress St., Boston