Henry Hyde Dwight

Personal Data

Henry Hyde Dwight was born on July 25, 1863, in Barre, Vermont, the son of Henry Cutler Dwight and his wife, Fanny Maria Hyde.

He married on September 12, 1895, in Boston, to Mary Alba Webster (b. 17Nov1864 in Boston; d. 10Mar1908 in Pasadena CA), daughter of John Gerrish Webster and his wife, Mary Moulton (daughter of Jeremiah Moulton).

Henry Dwight died on March 26, 1908, in Los Angeles, a suicide.


Henry Hude Dwight graduated from Harvard in 1886. In 1887, he joined the firm of Hartwell and Richardson, where he remained until 1894. In 1894, he joined with Howland Shaw Chandler in the firm of Dwight and Chandler. In 1903 he had pneumonia, followed by a nervous collapse, and in January of 1904 he went to California.

Among Dwight and Chandler’s works were the Nichols Memorial Library in Kingston, New Hampshire (1897-1898) and a row of five houses on Webster Avenue in Hanover, New Hampshire, designed for sale to the faculty of Dartmouth College.

Back Bay Work

1896 306 Commonwealth [Dwight and Chandler]