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* Haas, Father Vincent - newly ordained priest, looked into A.A. for Sister Ignatia, heard confessions from alcoholic patients at St. Francis Hospital because hospital chaplain didn't think alcoholics patients truly repentant (D 189-190) (N 80) (S 86)

* Hackensmith - wrestler (P 30)

* Haggard, Dr. Howard W. - with Elvin M. Jellinek founded Yale Summer Studies programs; moved to New Jersey and became Rutgers School Alcohol Studies 1962; wrote article 1st Grapevine; with Dr. Henderson began publish Quarterly Journal Studies Alcohol 1940  (E 28) (H 187-90) (P 325n)

* Hal S. - founder San Diego group, helped by Johnny Howe & Kaye M. (A 92)

* Hall, Mrs. - admissions nurse Akron City Hospital (D 81-4) (BB3 156u, 188u)

* Hammer, Dr. A. Wiese - wife Helen; Philadelphian; told friend Judge Curtis Bok owner publisher Saturday Evening Post about A.A. & have Jack Alexander do story; secured Philadelphia Group 1st meeting rooms, introduced Dr. Stouffer chief psychiatrist Philadelphia General Hospital to A.A., visited other cities with A.A. members to talk A.A. up & paid their expenses, offered buy club house (A 18,190) (H 362-364) (P 244)

* Hammer, Helen - wife Dr. A. Wiese Hammer, went to A.A. meetings with him for years (H 363-4)

* Hank G. - chairman General Service Committee oversee A.A. office 1949; structured & programmed 1955 International Convention St. Louis; supervised 1960 International Convention Long Beach California; manager General Service Office (A 32) (G 9,101)

* Hank \ Henry P. - salesman, early New York A.A.; he and wife Kathleen lived Teaneck NJ; drinking cost executive position Standard Oil New Jersey; 2nd prospect Bill got from Dr. Silkworth 1935; organized gasoline dealers northern New Jersey in cooperative -Honor Dealers at 17 William Street Newark in spring 1937 (January 1936?) with Bill; present meeting December 1937 Rockefeller raise money; co-leader with Jim B. Big Book liberals-less God stuff; partner Bill formed Works Publishing Company early 1939 publish Big Book; wrote chapter 10 Big Book "To Employers"; got drunk after 4 years April 1940; died Pennington New Jersey 1954, story "Unbeliever" 1st edition Big Book (A 11, 16f, 74, 154, 155-7, 159, 163-164, 167, 170f, 179) (B 250, 263, 274, 282, 284-285, 298-299, 301, 321) (D 108, 167, 180, 201, 208) (E 15, 18) (G 79) (H 62, 106, 108, 144, 201) (L 98, 101, 127, 130) (N 75)
(P 161-162, 167, 169, 191-2, 194, 195, 199-200, 204, 205, 207, 208, 213, 216, 217, 220, 226, 228, 229-31, 235, 236, 241, 243n, 255) (W 160)
(BB1 194-205u) (BB3 xxixu, 136u, 163u, 242-3u, 245u, 246, 247, ?503u)

* Hans H. - Scandinavian American brought Big Book to Bergen Norway (A 29)

* 'Happiness Joe' - New York radio late night host, maybe Lillian R.'s 1st A.A. contact (G 46)

* Hardin C. - joined Fitz M. in Washington D.C. area 1940; bought Preferred Stock in Works Publishing Inc (A 188) (P 257, 258n)

* Harlan S. - Joe D. was sent to talk to him (BB3 ?237u)

* Harold G. - early Akron A.A., sent to Cincinnati to bring back Bill J. who slipped (D 112-3,119)

* Harold S. - he & wife Emily S. constantly opened Flatbush home for A.A. meetings 1939, drove Bill & Lois to Green Pond New Jersey (L 125,127) (P 217)

* Harriet - niece of Carry, Wilson's cook housekeeper at Stepping Stones (G 37) (L 157)

* Harriet G. - Nell Wing's secretary & general assistant; died May 1986 (G 126)

* Harrington, Mr. - Dr. Bob's neighbor as youth, had dog Rover (D 14)

* Harris K - his story "Growing Up All Over Again" in 3rd edition (BB3 418-21u)

* Harrison, Leonard V. - director public affairs Community Service Society New York City; nonalcoholic trustee 1941 - April 1965 except 5 year hiatus 1956-1961 chairman; spoke 2nd Intentional Convention St. Louis 1955; present 25th Anniversary 1960 Long Beach California (A 5,186,208,212) (E 72) (G 74) (H 168,195) (SM 17) (P 221,358)

* Harry - AA friend Dr. Earle M. went to see (BB3 346u, 347)

* Harry B - on board of Alcoholic Foundation-replaced 'NY member that got drunk', his story "A Different Slant" in 1st ed of Big Book, from NY (BB1 252-253) (BB3 39-43/Fred)

* Harry N., Dr. - early Cleveland A.A.; complied with junior assistant Dr. Ippolito not to operate -1st professional intervention 1941, received treatment; treated so many alcoholics called 'Patron Saint Cleveland A.A.'; early treated alcoholics castor oil & egg soup called Dr. Nash's Formula  (D 201-2) (S 163-164)

* Harry R. - 12 stepped Dick P. -perhaps 1st Spanish speaking A.A. (D 249)

* Harry Z - his story "A Close Shave" in 1st ed of Big Book (BB1 348-350)

* Hazard, Rowland - met Stewart's cafeteria after Oxford Group meetings; carried message Ebby; former Rhode Island state senator, investment banker, senior director chemical company, concerned about his drinking saw Dr. Carl Jung psychoanalyst in Switzerland 1930, treated about year, drunk again, returned more treatment, Jung told science can't help need spiritual awakening, joined Oxford Group 1931 & found sobriety; with Cebra G. interceded with judge to accept responsibility for Ebby August 1934, helped Ebby find sobriety; died 1945 (B 229-231) (E 10) (H 276-9,282-3) (L 93) (N 8,9,21,33) (P 113-115,128,381-4,) (W 154-155) (BB3 9u, 26u)

* Hazel R. - Dennis Manders staff secretary (G 101)

* Heard, Gerald - writer, student Eastern & Western religions, british philosopher, mystery novelist, interested mysticism, psychic phenomena, founded Trabuco College, British radio commentator, anthropologist, metaphysician; Wilson's 1st visited Trabuco campus winter 1943-1944; wrote "Search for Ecstasy" defined A.A. as ad hoc church in May 1958 Grapevine; introduced Bill to Aldous Huxley, 2 English psychiatrists Dr. Humphrey Osmond & Dr. Abram Hoffer working with schizophrenics an alcoholics in Canadian hospital experimenting with LSD; Bill took LSD under his supervision California August 29 1956; (G 54,74-75) (L 143,159) (N 137) (P 290,368,370-371,375)

* 'Heard, H.F.' - dozens mysteries published under this pseudonym, real name Huxley, Aldous

* Heatter, Gabriel - 'We the People' popular radio show; friend of Morgan R., Hank P. Morgan interviewed on show April 1939 (A 174-175,246) (B 288) (L 115) (N 90) (P 207,209,248)

* Held Jr., John - popular author of the 1920's (BB3 225, 304)

* Helen B. - A.A., senior office staff, recommended Nell Wing work directly with Bill to put together booklet Third Legacy, her story "Promoted to Chronic" in 2nd and 3rd edition (A 215) (G 14) (SM 17) (P 347) (BB2 485-94u) (BB3 464-73u)

* Helen P. - picture appeared Jack Alexander 1941 Saturday Evening Post article (P 247)

* Helen W. - early New York female A.A., committed suicide (P 219)

* Helga H. - her husband Leonard was nonalcoholic trustee; let Wilson's use apartment few months 72nd Street & Riverside Drive Manhattan (L 127) (P 216)

* Henderson, Dr. - worked with Dr. H. W. Haggard at Yale (H 187)

* Hennessy, J.J. - Bill wrote letter 1956 describing A.A. structure ideas (G 21)

* 'Henri' - Dr. Bob's nickname for Seiberling, Henrietta

* Henrietta D. - wife of Bill D. A.A. #3; met Dr. Bob's wife June 28 1935; served 22 years as matron at Akron City Workhouse & helped carry message to confined female alcoholics (A 6, 72) (C 42) (D 83-9, 100, 145-6, 235, 244, 272) (H 362) (P 153, 159n) (S 117) (BB3 182u, 189)

* Henry G. - part time manager 141 East 44th Street office, "Do It Now" (H 157)

* Henry K. - early A.A. (P 217)

* Henry P. - early A.A. (not same person as 'Hank'/Henry P, or his son) (D 106)

* Henry P - Hank P's son (P 195, 236)

* Henry W. - heard Dr. Bob, Bill, Bill D., Sister Ignatia at meeting Akron 1949, got drunk, got sober 1950 (D 277)

* Herb D. - from New Jersey, attended Tuesday night meetings at Bill's house with wife Margaret (L 102) (P 162)

* Herb D. - husband of Elizabeth D., Americans who carried A.A. to Brazil (E 47)

* Herb M. - trustee 1956-1960, General Service Office general manager 1960-1968, chairman trustees' General Service Committee; he & wife bought 600 shares British Columbia oil lands due to Bill's advice, Bill made good helping them recoup losses; critical of Bill's ideas & timing; assisted committee members being majority alcoholic (G 20, 53, 101) (P 293, 294, 367n, 380, 392, 395, 396, 397)

* Herbert - gave Lois a ride to Newark (P 215)

* Hershey, Lewis B. - director Selective Service 1942; Bill wrote letter concerning alcoholics being allowed serve in military (P 272,273)

* 'Hetty' - Bill's mother nickname -after famous Hetty Green, see "Wilson, Dr. Emily Griffith" or "Green, Hetty"

* Hilda S. - invited Ethel M. to Sunday dinner after her husband was buried (BB3 272)

* Hirshhorn, Joe - millionaire, Wall Street big shot; wife Olga; famous art collector; employed Bill early 1930's when no 1 else would; hired Bill analyze & evaluate companies early 1930's; parted company after Bill disgraced himself assignment Canada; renewed relationship 1962; met La Guardia Airport Bill said he was number 1 drunk in America (B 175, 357) (G 71) (L 75-76) (P 93-4, 95, 97-8, 144, 160, 379)

* Hirshhorn, Olga - wife Joe Hirshhorn (L 76)

* Hock (Crecelius), Ruth - nonalcoholic, native Newark, grew up thrifty German family, divorced 24; secretary for Hank P.'s Honor Dealers company, came to work Bill & Hank P. in 1936 at 17 William Street Newark; Bill's 1st secretary & office manager 1936-1942; nicknamed 'Dutch' & 'Duchess'; 1st national A.A. secretary, went without pay for time, typed manuscript of Big Book as Bill dictated, wanted little mention of God in steps & Big Book; Serenity Prayer brought to her 1941; picture appeared Jack Alexander March 1 1941 Saturday Evening Post article; given 5 millionth copy Big Book 50th International Convention Montreal 1985; died spring 1986 (A 16, 159, 166f, 195-196) (B 277, 292) (D 167, 175-6, 200-1, 205-8, 210) (E 18, 20) (G 61, 82, 111-112) (H 63-4, 106, 107, 144-5, 147, 152) (L 111, 141) (N 99, 297) (P 191-193, 195-6, 199, 205, 219, 220, 224, 226-9, 235, 241, 247, 248, 250, 251, 258n, 272, 303n, 304, 392-3) (W 160, 179) (BB3 393, 394)

* Hoffer, Dr. Abram - English psychiatrist working alcoholics & schizophrenics at Canadian mental hospital in Saskatoon Saskatchewan; tested 100s hospitalized alcoholics, gave them simple vitamin therapy B3 niacin; trying various methods break patients resistance, help through chemical means LSD 1954, worked with Dr. Humphry Osmond; Bill met through Gerald Heard, asked Bill work with them, he did 6 years (B 358-359) (G 54) (L 159) (N 137) (P 368-369, 370, 376n, 387-9)

* Holden, Reuben A. - secretary Yale University; coordinator to give Bill honorary Doctor Laws degree (H 205-209) (P 311, 313, 314)

* Horace C. - early A.A.; dry 3 months, one of first to see 12 Steps after Bill wrote them objected frequent use word God & asking on knees to have shortcomings removed; Wilson's stayed at his Green Pond bungalow New Jersey spring 1939; (Howard) along with Bert T. found & guaranteed rent 1st A.A. clubhouse 24th Street Clubhouse February 1940; got Bill job selling wire rope 1940; picture appeared Jack AlexanderSaturday Evening Post article; suggested printing Serenity Prayer on cards; in early 1940's trustees sent him to Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington to sound out groups & get groups supporting A.A. headquarters; also see "Howard A" (A 161, 180-1, 186, 192, 196) (B 290, 319) (H 64-65, 108) (L 125) (P 199, 206f, 222, 238, 247, 252, 255, 263)

* Horace "Popsie" M. - took Marty M. 1st A.A. meeting, his story "On His Way" in first edition (P 211) (BB1 375-7)

* Howard - Bill's 2nd cousin, Bill found him dead drunk in New York hotel brought to Stepping Stones, stayed 5 years (L 139)

* Howard, Dr. - psychiatrist Montclair New Jersey; suggested remove all forms coercion from Big Book manuscript, put on 'we ought' basis instead of 'you must' (A 167) (N 75) (P 204) (BB3 163u, 289-90)

* 'Howard A.' - was actually Horace C / Bill changed his name in AACOA so as not to offend, see "Horace C" (P 206f)

* Howard S., Dr. - general practitioner Cuyahoga Falls, A.A., helped by Dr. Bob (D 129-30,132)

* Howe, Johnny - Los Angeles Probation Department; Kaye M. gave him copy of Big Book; they dug up alcoholics who started A.A. on the West Coast (A 91-92) (P 266)

* Hughes, Harold - held Senate hearings alcoholism late 1960's, Bill involved (G 47)

* Hunter, Reverend T. Willard - spent 18 years full time staff positions Oxford Group & M.R.A.; states he never heard of 6 Tenets; supported A.A. (P 130,206n)

* Huxley, Aldous - author Brave New World & Doors Perception, teacher, philosopher, New Age pioneer; interested mysticism, psychic phenomena; wrote dozens mysteries published under pseudonym H F Heard; corresponded with Bill nearly 2 decades; introduced to Bill through mutual friend Gerald Heard, called Bill greatest social architect of this century; wrote Grapevine articles; wrote Man & Reality which appeared in souvenir book A.A. Today distributed 1960 International Convention Long beach; died 1963 (B 365) (G 75) (P 368, 372, 375, 376n)

* Hyde, Mr. - Dr. Jekyl - Mr. Hyde analogy (H 237)


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