Henry waldo greenough

Henry Waldo Greenough, courtesy Find-A-Grave

Henry Waldo Greenough (February 14, 1870 in Westfield, Massachusetts – July 28, 1930)[1][2] was a member of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1893-1894 season.[3] A graduate of Colorado College at Colorado Springs, Colorado, he studied law at the University of Virginia, graduating in 1897.[4]

After graduation he enlisted in the US Navy during the Spanish-American War. He practiced law in Rhode Island and became the assistant attorney general (1907-1912). In 1912, he returned to Virginia, purchasing the "Clifton" estate.[4] He married Elizabeth Florence Olney, who had previously been the wife of Robert B. Crawford, sometime after 1919.[5]

He died of a heart attack in Alcudia, Spain while traveling in 1930.[6] He is buried in the University of Virginia Cemetery.[7]


  1. "Catalog of Students". University of Virginia annual announcements, with a catalog of the officers and students of the University of Virginia: XI. 1893-'94.;;toc.depth=1;;brand=default;query=greenough#2. 
  2. "Henry Waldo Greenough". Retrieved 2014-06-19. 
  3. Corks and Curls. VII. 1894. p. 145. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 New England Families, Geneaological and Memorial. 4. 1914. pp. 1762-1763. 
  5. Gosnell, Chris. "The Barrows Family". Retrieved 2018-04-15. 
  6. "Henry Waldo Greenough". Reports of Deaths of American Citizens Abroad, 1835-1974 ( Retrieved 2014-06-19. 
  7. "Henry Waldo Greenough". Find-A-Grave. Retrieved 2014-06-19.