Person:William Hills (1)

William G. Hills
  1. William G. Hills1872 - 1949
  2. James M. HillsAbt 1880 -
m. Abt 1895
  1. William George Hills, II1897 - 1911
  2. Vivian C. Hills1910 - 1921
Facts and Events
Name[1] William G. Hills
Alt Name[45] William George Hills
Gender Male
Birth? 13 Aug 1872 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Alt Birth? 13 Aug 1878 New York, United States
Occupation[9] 1890 Clerk
Residence[7][8] Bet 1889 and 1890 Manhattan, New York, United States253 E. 105th
Residence[10][11][13][14] Bet 1894 and 1899 New York City, New York, United States7 W. 126th St.
Marriage Abt 1895 NYC, NYto Katherine L. Hearlihey
Other 1896 7 W. 126th St., NYC & 209 E. 105th St., NYC, NYResidences
with Katherine L. Hearlihey
Residence[12] 1897 New York City, New York, United States340 Washington
Occupation[16] 1904 Clerk
Residence[15] 1904 575 Mott Ave.
Residence[17] 1907 New York City, New York, United States2765 Creston Ave.
Occupation[18][23] Bet 1907 and 1909 Clerk
Residence[19][20][21][22] Bet 1908 and 1911 Bronx, Bronx, New York, United States2765 Creston Ave.
Other 1911 2765 Creston Avenue, Bronx, NYResidences
with Katherine L. Hearlihey
Residence[24][25][26][27][28] Bet 1912 and 1918 New York City, New York, United States2765 Creston Ave.
Occupation[29][30] Bet 1915 and 1916 Chief Clerk, New York Tribune
Occupation[31][32] Bet 1917 and 1918 Credit Mgr, New York Tribune
Other 1920 2733 Webster Ave., Bronx, NYResidences
with Katherine L. Hearlihey
Residence[33][34] Bet 1920 and 1922 Bronx, Bronx, New York, United States2733 Webster Ave.
Other 1921 2733 Webster Ave., Bronx, NYResidences
with Katherine L. Hearlihey
Occupation[35] 1922 Credit Mgr, New York Tribune
Occupation[37] 1925 Credit Mgr, New York Tribune
Residence[36] 1925 Bronx, Bronx, New York, United States2733 Webster Av.
Occupation[38][39][40][41] Bet 1926 and 1946 Advertising Mgr. of the New York Herald Tribune
Residence[42] 1932 New York City, New York, United States2735 Webster Ave
Residence[43] 1933 New York City, New York, United States2735 Webster Ave., Apt. 9
Soc Sec No? 1935 SSN # 130-10-2382
Other 1938 3164 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NYResidences
with Katherine L. Hearlihey
Death[2][3][46] 18 Apr 1949 Bronx, New York, United States3164 Grand Concourse
Burial[4][5][6] 21 Apr 1949 Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx, New York, United States
Other[44] 1982 Francis William Herlihy: " He Was The Clothes Horse Of The Family; Very Formal."

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References
  1. 1982 Interview of Francis William Herlihy by son Bill Herlihy
    Letter to Rodney Brook 5 Feb 1988.

    " He was the clothes horse of the family; very formal. He was Advertising Manager of the New York Herald Tribune newspaper."

  2. Obituary, in New York Herald Tribune (New York City, New York)
    pg 27 , 20 Apr 1949.

    William G. Hills, first advertising credit manager of the New York Tribune, who retired in 1946 after fifty-eight years with The Tribune and The Herald Tribune, died Monday at his home, 3164 Grand Concourse, the Bronx, at the age of 77. He joined the Tribune in 1888 as a music reporter and editor of music notes, became a make-up man and editor of automobile trade notes and was appointed advertising credit manager during the first World War period. A brother, James Hills, survives.

  3. Certificate of Death
    The City of New York Vital Records Cert./Cert. of Death No. 156-49-203757; Doc. No. E061539 Copy Issued 22 Jan 2001.

    Dept. of Health Borough of the Bronx, filed 1949 APR 19 AM 9:23
    William G. Hills: Usual residence: State: NY, Co. Bronx, P.O. and Zone: 58, No. 3164 Grand Concourse, Length of residence in City of New York: 50 yrs.
    Status: widowed; DOB: Aug 13, 1872; Age: 76; Usual Occupation: CREDIT MGR., HERALD TRIBUNE; SSN: 130-10-2382; Birthplace: Phila. PA.
    Of what country was deceased a citizen at time of death? U.S.
    Was deceased ever in US Armerd Forces? No.
    NAME OF FATHER OF DECEDENT: JAMES HILLS
    NAME OF MOTHER OF DECEDENT: MARGARET ANDREWS
    NAME OF INFORMANT: JAMES M. HILLS, brother of deceased
    PLACE OF DEATH: 3164 GRAND CONCOURSE, BRONX, NYC
    DATE AND HOUR OF DEATH: April 18, 1949, 12:30 PM
    Sex: M, COLOR: W, APPROXIMATE AGE: 76
    " I hereby certify that (Iattended the deceased) from April 1, 1949 to April 17, 1949, and last saw him alive at 2 PM on April 17, 1949. I further certify that death was not caused, directly or indirectly by accident, homicide, suicide, acute or chronic poisoning, or in any suspicious or unusual manner, and that it was due to NATURAL CAUSES more fully described in the confidential medical report filed with the Department of Health. 18 April 1949, signed Joseph Lozner, M.D., 3065 Grand Concourse." Name of Cemetery: Woodlawn, Bronx, NYC, April 21, 1949, Funeral Director: John Graham Bonhe 4221 Parker; Permit number: 1836

  4. Master Index Card, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY
    BEQUEST # 4912 $1150. Rec'd. 10/14/1952; Deed No. 17971.

    Lot No. N E Pt 12943 Plot: Aster Sec. 131
    Lot Owner William G. Hills & Katherine L. Hills, his wife Deed No. 17971
    Record of Interments
    3- William G. Hills, Jr. 14 yrs. 81736 12/18/1911
    2- Vivian C. Hills 10 yrs. 106882 10/5/1921
    1- Katherine L. Hills, 56 yrs 158318 10/26/1938
    1- William G. Hills, 76 yrs 4/18/1949
    diagram shows Hills plot adjacent to Meyer, Flick, and Fessler plots
    "2 from North Border Ave., 5 East of Valentine line"

  5. Index Card, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY
    Register of Interment No. 187001.

    Hills, William G Age 76 yrs 2 fr North Border Avenue 5 E of Valentine Line
    Lot no. NE 12943 Section 131 Plot Aster
    Date of Death 4/18/1949 Date of Interment 4/21/1949
    Place of Death: 3164 Grand Concourse, Bronx

  6. History of Hannah Maria Johnson Herlihy, Aug. 10, 2001, Auth: Bill Herlihy
    page 15.

    "Here is a list of relatives buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx, NY:
    William G. "Georgie" Hills Jr. 1911
    Vivian C. Hills 1921
    Katherine L. (Herlihy) Hills 1938
    William G. "Will" Hills 1949 "

  7. 1889 NYC City Directory Manhattan/Bronx
    p 903.

    Hills, William, clerk, h 352 E. 105th

  8. 1890 NYC City Directory Vol. 104 Manhattan/Bronx
    page 584.

    "Hills-Wm. G., clerk, h 253 E. 105th"

  9. 1890 NYC City Directory Vol. 104 Manhattan/Bronx
    page 584.

    "Hills -Wm. G. clerk, h 253 E. 105th"

  10. 1894 NYC City Directory Manhattan/Bronx
    page 630.

    "Hills-Wm. h 7 W. 126th"

  11. 1895 NYC City Directory Manhattan/Bronx
    page 648.

    "Hills-Wm., h 7 W. 126th; Hills-Wm., jr. sec. 340 Washn. h 7 W. 126th"

  12. 1897 NYC City Directory Manhattan/Bronx
    page 588.

    "Hills-Wm. jr. sec. 340 Washn."

  13. 1898 NYC City Directory Vol 112
    Page 592.

    Hills Wm h 7 W.126th

  14. 1899 NYC City Directory Vol 113 Manhattan/Bronx
    Page 573.

    HILLS- Wm h 7 W 126th

  15. 1904 NYC City Directory Manhattan/Bronx.
  16. 1904 NYC City Directory Manhattan/Bronx
    Page ?.

    Hills- Wm clerk h 575 Mott Ave.

  17. 1907 NYC City Directory vol 121 Manhattan/Bronx
    Page 745.
  18. 1907 NYC City Directory vol 121 Manhattan/Bronx
    Page 745.

    Hills- Wm clerk h 2765 Creston Ave.

  19. 1908 NYC City Directory Manhattan/Bronx
    Page 654.
  20. 1910 NYC City Directory Manhattan/Bronx
    Page ?.
  21. 1910 NYC City Directory Manhattan/Bronx
    Page ?.

    Hills-Wm G clerk 2765 h Creston av

  22. 1911 NYC City Directory vol 125 Manhattan/Bronx
    Page ?.

    Hills-Wm D clerk h 2765 Creston av

  23. 1909 NYC City Directory
    Page 658.

    Hills- Wm G clerk h 2765 Creston av

  24. 1913 NYC Directory v 126 Manhattan/Bronx (no 1914)
    Page ?.

    Hills, William G. Clerk h 2765 Creston Ave., Bronx, NYC, NY

  25. 1912 NYC City Directory vol 126 Manhattan/Bronx
    Page ?.

    HILLS-Wm G clerk h2765 Creston av

  26. 1915 NYC City Directory v 128 Manhattan/Bronx (no 1914)
    Page ?.

    HILLS-WM G. Chf Clk N Y Tribune h2765 Creston av

  27. 1916 NYC City Directory v 129 Manhattan/Bronx
    Page ?.

    Hills, Wm G chf clk N Y tribune h2765 Creston av; Wm h2765 Creston av

  28. 1918 NYC City Directory v 132 Manhattan/Bronx (no 1919)
    Page ?.
  29. 1915 NYC City Directory v 128 Manhattan/Bronx (no 1914)
    Page ?.

    HILLS WM G Chf Clk N Y Tribune h2765 Creston av

  30. 1916 NYC City Directory v 129 Manhattan/Bronx
    Page ?.

    Hills - Wm G chf clk N Y Tribune h2765 Creston av; Wm h2765 Creston av

  31. 1917 NYC City Directory v 130 Manhattan/Bronx
    Page ?.

    Hills Wm G creditman The Tribune h 2765 Creston av

  32. 1918 NYC City Directory v 132 Manhattan/Bronx (no 1919)
    Page ?.

    Hills Wm G creditman The Tribune h2765 Creston av

  33. 1922 NYC City Directory v 133 Manhattan/Bronx (no 1921)
    Page 912.

    HILLS wm credit mgr N Y Tribune h 2733 Webster av

  34. 1920 NYC City Directory v 132 Manhattan/Bronx (no 1919)
    Page 963?.

    Hills Wm G creditman N Y Tribune h2735 Webster av

  35. 1922 NYC City Directory v 133 Manhattan/Bronx (no 1921)
    Page 912.
  36. 1925 NYC City Directory v 134 Manhattan/Bronx (no 1923).
  37. 1925 NYC City Directory v 134 Manhattan/Bronx (no 1923)
    Page ?.

    HILLS Wm G credit mgr h 2733 Webster av

  38. NYC Directory, 1913
    1913 Directory page.

    Clerk at NY Herald Tribune

  39. NYC Directory, 1915
    Directory page.

    Chief Clerk at NY Herald Tribune newspaper

  40. NYC Directory, 1916
    1916 Directory Page.

    Chief Clerk, NY Herald Tribune newspaper

  41. NYC City Directory, 1917
    Directory Page.

    Credit Manager, NY Herald Tribune newspaper

  42. 1932 NYC City Directory Manhattan/Bronx
    Page ?.

    "HIILS Wm G (Kath) with NY Herald-Tribune h2735 Webster av apt 9"

  43. 1933 NYC City Directory
    Page 1606.

    "HILLS Wm G (Kath) with NY Herald-Tribune h2735 Webster av apt. 9"

  44. 1982 Interview of Francis William Herlihy by son Bill Herlihy
    Page 9.

    " He was the clothes horse of the family."

  45. Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census. (Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005)
    NY, Bronx, Assembly Dist. 8, E.D. 447, Sheet 17 A, 12 Jan 1920.

    LINE 1: Hills, William G., Head, M, W, AGE: 42, Married, BORN: NY; FATHER BORN: England; MOTHER BORN: Ireland; Occupation: Credit Manager, Newspaper

  46. Certificate of Death, NYC Dept. of Health
    # 156-49-203757.

    Document # E061539