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Henry A. Strong

Born: Aug 30, 1838

Death: Jul 26, 1919

Birthplace: Rochester

Profession: Businessperson

Nationality: United States

Henry A. Strong

Date of Birth : Aug 30, 1838
Date of Death : Jul 26, 1919
Birth Place : Rochester

Henry Alvah Strong was a U.S. photography businessman. He was the first president of the Eastman Kodak Company. He was born on August 30, 1838 in Rochester, New York. He graduated from Wyoming Academy in 1858. On August 30, 1859, he married Helen Phoebe Griffin. They had three children: Gertrude Achilles, Helen Carter, and Henry G. Strong. After Helen's death in 1904 from diabetes, he married Hattie Lockwood, on June 14, 1905. Numerous buildings in Rochester, notably Strong Memorial Hospital and Strong Auditorium at the University of Rochester were built from his philanthropy.


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  • Hattie Lockwood
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