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Henrietta Schroeder
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Female
Birth Date: 
1864
Birth Place: 
New York
Death Date: 
1939
Death Place: 
California
H C Schroeder Co / Gowns / Suits & Coats - In 1900 Henrietta Schroeder (born New York, Sept. 1864, died California, Aug. 1939) was living as a boarder on W. 54th St. in New York. In the U S Census of that year she listed her occupation as a clothing designer. By 1902 Henrietta Schroeder had founded her own company H. C. Schroeder Co. to manufacture cloaks and suits. And by 1907 she had married George Burley (they had been married 3 years at the time of the 1910 census). Burley seems to have taken over the company by the time it moved to 14 E. 32nd St. ca. 1911. He is listed as president in Trow's New York City Directory of 1911. By 1925 the company had left E. 32nd St. and had been renamed Burley-Schroeder Inc. manufacturing dresses. The Burleys seem to have been childless. They appear in the U S Census of 1930 living alone at Hampton Towers, Jamaica, Queens. Burley-Schroeder Co. went out of business around 1932/33.