Boetius Henry Sullivan

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From left to right are J. J. Brady, Urey Woodson, Boetius Henry Sullivan, and B. F. Mitchell in 1913, the Committee to meet Roger Charles Sullivan

Boetius Henry Sullivan, Sr. (November 18, 1885 - February 14, 1961[1]) was a Chicago businessman and lawyer who reorganized the Sawyer Biscuit Company in 1925.[2] He was known as "The Million Dollar Kid" for his charitable contributions while attending university.[3]


Boetius Henry Sullivan was born on November 18, 1885, to Roger Charles Sullivan and Helen Marie Quinlan in Chicago, Illinois. He attended Yale University and Harvard Law School, and on December 28, 1911 married Mary Loretta Connery.[3][4] His father, Roger Charles Sullivan died on April 14, 1920. His son, Boetius Henry Sullivan, Jr. died on December 19, 1966.[5]


  1. ^ Boetius Henry Sullivan. Chicago Bar Association. 1961. Boetius H. Sullivan was born in Chicago on November 18, 1885, and passed away on February 14, 1961, at the age of 75 after a prolonged ... 
  2. ^ "Sawyer Biscuit Company Goes Into Merger". Chicago Tribune. November 18, 1925. Retrieved 2009-11-18. The reorganization was managed by Boetius H. Sullivan, son of the founder of the corporation. ... 
  3. ^ a b "Boetius Sullivan Weds. Former Yale Student, Now at Harvard, Marries Miss Connery.". New York Times. January 1, 1912. Retrieved 2009-11-18. 
  4. ^ "Miss Connery Married to Boetius Sullivan". Chicago Tribune. December 28, 1911. Retrieved 2009-11-18. The marriage of Miss Mary Loretta Connery, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Connery, 2933 Washington boulevard, to Boetius C. Sullivan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger C. Sullivan, took place yesterday morning at 9:30 o'clock in St. Matthew's Roman Catholic church, the Rev. 
  5. ^ Northeastern Reporter. 1970. At the time of his death, Boetius H. Sullivan, Jr. an adult, ... The six children of Boetius H. Sullivan, Jr. are entitled to receive all of the income that ...