Newgard, Henry

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Newgard Avenue was named for Henry Newgard, president of the North Shore Park District from 1916-1922.

The house at 6718 N. Newgard Avenue was once owned by Henry Newgard of Chicago's first electrical contracting firm.

Mr. & Mrs. Henry Newgard lived at 4117 Lincoln Avenue, (now Newgard Avenue), in the 1895 Chicago Blue Book, page 278. This was the first issue to provide addresses of Rogers Park residents.

4111 Newgard Avenue Mr. & Mrs. Henry Newgard, 1897 Chicago Blue Book, page 283.