This Day In History: 1937-01-06
In a quiet ceremony at the bridge’s home, Miss Joan Blair was married to Henry O. Haveneyer Jr. The bride was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Insley Blair, founder of the Blair and Co banking firm. Her sister was Mrs. Stephen Lorrilard. The groom was a 1926 graduate of Yale University. He was the grandson of the late Theodore A. Havenmeyer and son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Havenmeyer of Mahwah and Newport R. I. The Assistant Treasurer and a director of the firm of Havenmeyer and Elder. He was credited with having invented about ninenty railway devices for railway appliances and equipment. Only family members attended the ceremony performed by the Rev. family members attended the ceremony performed by the Rev. Francis P. LeBuffe at Blairhame the home of the bride’s parents.