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Heard, George Farley



  • Existence: 1837 - 1875


(George Washington Heard, junior; changed his name by legislative act in 1861 to George Farley Heard; educated at Harvard University and in Geneva; went to Beijing in 1859; manager in the family firm, Augustine Heard & Company until 1875; director of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation; died aboard SS Anadyr in the Red Sea, February 8, 1875

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Elizabeth Heard papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1829-1864 H435

The Elizabeth Heard papers contain correspondence sent to her by her sons and brother-in-law Augustine Heard, while they were in China working for the family firm, Augustine Heard & Company.