Henry Simpson

Henry Simpson Newland

Henry Simpson was among those involved in the Candlemas Massacre, yet many of his descendants rose to prestigious positions within York. One son became captain of a ship for Black Diamond Line.

His company is honored with a stained glass window at Black Diamond Corner (intersection of St Vincent Street and Commercial Road in Port Adelaide).

Early Life and Education

Henry Simpson was born and educated at Lexington’s public schools as well as at the University of Kentucky. While in school he joined Sigma Chi fraternity before serving his country during World War I.

Simpson went on to work for Thomas Green Clemson and was instrumental in founding Clemson Agricultural College. His dedication was evident as he visited Fort Hill at least once every week for two years.

Simpson published the ‘Ready to Read’ books series with the intent of helping children learn to read. He believed that teaching reading should follow flexible programs and allow teachers to observe children at work.

Professional Career

Simpson has specialized in securities litigation and enforcement for more than 25 years, becoming an attorney at Dallas Bar Association and State Bar of Texas before being chosen as D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Securities Litigation and Enforcement for 2015-16. When not practicing law, Simpson enjoys saltwater fly fishing, swimming and landscape/underwater photography – among many other activities.

He is a two-time Pro Bowl selection and one of only five NFL players with three 200-yard games in a season – joining Earl Campbell, O.J. Simpson and Tiki Barber as the only ones. In franchise history he is the only player ever to score multiple career touchdowns during overtime periods; currently leading in terms of yards per attempt (PAT), attempts and touchdowns (TD), holding onto his franchise record for 100 yard rushes per game (20).

Achievement and Honors

He distinguished himself both on and off the field, earning All-State recognition as a center on Henry Clay High School’s football team. Furthermore, in class he achieved an exceptional GPA of 4.0; thus earning the Tommy Bell Award from Lexington Rotary Club.

Simpson was widely respected both during and after his time at Madison University, particularly after giving a commencement address on abolitionist William Wilberforce that earned wide acclaim from its audience.

One of his greatest achievements was designing numerous buildings in the Richardsonian Romanesque style that still stand today. He was also well-recognized as an architect in Australia where he was employed by prominent philanthropists the Massey family, designing over 12 buildings in Adelaide including its Town Hall and first railway station.

Personal Life

Henry Simpson was known for being an attentive family man as well as being an accomplished professional. He was the proud father of Greg Simpson and Mark Simpson; brother to Judie Ellis and Mary Ellen Simpson; husband to Betty Collins; as well as having many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is honored on Carlisle Grammar School’s Great War Memorial alongside 89 former carliols, two of which died during World War 1. Additionally, he was an active member of the British Legion.

Frederick Douglass attended his wedding to Harriet Bogart alongside other prominent African Americans, and other events related to it took place at Missouri before moving to Kirksville where they established an impressive professional and personal life, becoming prominent citizens on Bank Street through business activity and political engagement.

Net Worth

Henry Simpson Newland prefers to keep his personal and romantic lives discreet; however, the actor has been linked with several women over time.

Former NFL player Michael Strahan also gained significant wealth from broadcasting, acting and advertising campaigns during his career. These activities brought in significant income through endorsement deals with Chevrolet, Hertz, Pioneer Chicken and other products.

Since 1973, Mr. Greenwald has represented claimants in investment arbitration matters relating to broker theft, unsuitable investments, excessive trading (churning), unwarranted transactions and securities fraud. His practice encompasses cases such as these.

He has been actively engaged in his community as well. He sits on the board for Ashland Museum that operates Henry Clay’s house in Lexington. Additionally, he has two children of his own.

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