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Patrick O'Hearn School, Henderson School
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 Patrick O'Hearn School (Elementary); renamed the Henderson School about 2008

1669 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester
Built 1957
Richmond & Goldberg, Architects

Patrick O'Hearn, a builder, banker and Boston Building Commissioner, was born in Nova Scotia, Canada. He emigrated to Boston about 1900 and rose to become president of the Hub Trust Company and the Hibernia Savings Bank. O'Hearn, who resided at 126 Melville Avenue, Dorchester, served as Boston's building commisser from 1914 to 1917.

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What's In a Name? Names of Boston's Schools: Their Origin. Boston: School Volunteers for Boston and the Boston Public Schools, 1980.

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