Henry Wells (December 12, 1805 – December 10, 1878) was an American businessman important in the history of both the American Express Company and Wells Fargo & Company. Wells worked as a freight agent before joining the express business.
Henry Wells, (born December 12, 1805, Thetford, Vermont, U.S.—died December 10, 1878, Glasgow, Scotland), pioneering American businessman who was one of the founders of the American Express Company and of Wells Fargo & Company. Wells’s father, the Rev. Shipley Wells, was a preacher, and his mother led an itinerant life for 20 years.
Henry Wells Born: December 12, 1805 Thetford, Vermont Died: December 10, 1878 Glasgow, Scotland Cofounder, American Express Henry Wells was a nineteenth century man of vision. A shipper by trade, he believed the eastern portion of the United States was a wide open market, just waiting for someone to come along and claim it.
On November 16, 1876, it too burned to the ground. Blame was eventually placed on Henry Wells, a freedman emanicipated at the end of the Civil War, who lived near town. One version of the legend goes that in January 1878, following Wells’ arrest on circumstantial evidence, an angry mob gathered outside the town’s third, newly built courthouse.
Henry Horatio Wells (September 17, 1823 – February 12, 1900), a Michigan lawyer and Union Army officer in the American Civil War, succeeded Francis Harrison Pierpont as the appointed provisional governor of Virginia from 1868 to 1869 during Reconstruction.
Henry Wells founder of American Express was a famous American businessman and entrepreneur. He was born in the year of 1805 on December 12 in Thetford, Vermont in United States of America. His ancestors moved to USA form United Kingdom almost seven generations ago that is why; he was basically from English blood.
Henry Bensley Wells MBE (12 January 1891 – 4 July 1967) was an English judge and a rowing coxswain who competed for Great Britain in the 1912 Summer Olympics.  Wells was educated at Winchester College and Magdalen College, Oxford. He coxed the Oxford boat in the Boat Race from 1911 to 1914.
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Henry Wells Wells was born Dec. 12, 1805, as the third of four children of itinerant Presbyterian preacher Shipley Wells and Dolly Randall Wells in Thetford, Vermont. Before becoming a leader in the express and banking industries, Wells first worked as an apprentice tanner and shoemaker at the age of 16.