US Con -Tracy, Henry Wells - U.S. Congressman, PA

Henry Wells Tracy:
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Born: September 24, 1807
Birthplace: Ulster Township Pennsylvania
Father: Solomon Tracy 1756 – 1835
Mother: Mary Wells 1765 – 1848
(Buried: Wysox Cemetery Wysox Pennsylvania)

Wife: Emma Reed 1812 – 1847



Political Party: Republican Party, Independent Republican Party



Education:
Attended Angelica Seminary

Occupation before War:
Mercantile Businessman and Road Contractor in Maryland & PA.
1860: Pennsylvania Delegate Republican Party National Convention

Civil War Career:
1861 – 1862: Pennsylvania State Representative
1863 – 1865: United States Congressman from Pennsylvania
1863 – 1865: Member of House District of Columbia Committee
1863 – 1865: Member of House Navy Department Expenditures Committee
1865: Voted in favor of the 13th​ Amendment to U.S. Constitution.

Occupation after War:
1866: United States Collector of Port of Philadelphia Pennsylvania
1866 – 1886: Mercantile Businessman in Standing Stone Pennsylvania


Died:
April 11, 1886
Place of Death: Standing Stone Pennsylvania
Age at time of Death: 78 years old
Burial Place: Wysox Cemetery Wysox Pennsylvania

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