Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1812/12/08 Henry Varnum Poor is born in Andover, Maine, the son of Silvanus and Mary Merrill Poor. He spends his early days on his father's farm, now called 'The Homestead' which is located across the street from Woodlawn Cemetery. Born Andover Maine
1835/00/00 Entering Bowdoin College in 1831, Henry Varnum Poor graduates in 1835. He is the first person born in Andover to graduate from college. Education Massachusetts Hall, Bowdoin College Brunswick
1841/09/07 Mary Wilde Pierce, daughter of Rev John Pierce marries Henry Varnum Poor at the First Congregational Church in Brookline, Massachusetts. Groom First Parish Unitarian Church Brookline
1852/00/00 In 1893, Ben Prouty invites the Olmsted office to provide a design for the grounds of the Bacon-Poor-Prouty house at 393 Walnut St. Built in 1852, the previous owner had been Henry V Poor, creator of the Standard and Poor Index. Home Brookline Town Green Historic District Brookline
1859/00/00 Henry V Poor publishes a work reviewing the Monetary Systems of the world, as well as that of the United States. Work
1861/00/00 After the breaking out of the war of the Rebellion, Poor publishes a statement on the resources of the North and South, showing that the substantial strength lay with the North. The first edition is taken by the Government for general distribution. Work
1867/00/00 Henry Poor begins the annual publication of "Manual of the Railroads of the United States". Work
1868/00/00 Henry William Poor and his father, Henry Varnum Poor, established H V and H W Poor, a predecessor to the business that eventually became Standard and Poor's. Work
1877/00/00 Henry Varnum Poor, grandson of Ezekiel and Sarah Poor, buys the family homestead from relatives that his grandparents had built many decades before. Home Merrill-Poor House Andover
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