Henry Ware Eliot was a prominant businessman in St. Louis, Missouri. Eliot served as the second preseident and chairman of the Hydraulic-Press Brick Company that poduced bricks for historic houses in the Central West End of St. Louis. Henry Ware Eliot was the father of the famous poet T.S. Eliot. This Henry Ware Eliot signed check reproduction is a great piece. Eliot signed the original check while serviong as Treasurer of the Hydraulic Press Brick Company.