Harry Frank VanHorn

Male 1890 - 1962  (71 years)


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  • Name Harry Frank VanHorn 
    Born 17 Dec 1890  Dunmore, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Aug 1962  , Dade, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 15 Aug 1962  Fairport, Monroe, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Harry F. Van Horn Dies in Florida: One of Fairport's best known businessmen and long time public official, Harry F. Van Horn, 71, died this week in Coral Gables, Florida, after a prolonged illness. He and his family had moved to Florida two years ago.
      Mr. VanHorn a Republican was mayor of Fairport from 1945 to 1955, serving five two-year terms. Before he was elected mayor, he was a member of the village board of trustees six years.
      Mr. VanHorn operated a funeral home in Fairport 30 years before his retirement in 1959. He was a native of Pennsylvania. Mr. VanHorn was a past president of the Fariport Rotary Club and a former member of the village volunteer fire department. He was a former member of the Fariport Congregational Church, Eastern Monroe Funeral Directors Association, Knights Templar and Rochester Consistory of the Masons, Fairport Grange and Ecke's Research Foundation of the Eckels Mortuary School of Science in Philadelpia. Besides his widow, Mr. VanHorn is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Eleanor Wells of Miami; two grandchildren; a brother, Ralph of Miami, and two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Richards of Scranton, Pa., and Mrs. Robert Rought of New York City. The Funeral service and burial were held in Coral Gables today.
    Person ID I431  Winnifred Mackenzie
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2007 

    Father Frank B VanHorn 
    Mother Sidney Wilcox 
    Family ID F44  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cecilia Oswald,   b. Oct 1891, , Washington, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1962  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married Abt 1910 
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2005 
    Family ID F139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S132] Newspaper: Fairport Hearld Mail, (Fairport, New York), Aug 15, 1962.