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  Rusk, Harry W.
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NameHarry W. Rusk
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Baltimore, Maryland , United States
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Born October 17, 1852
DiedJanuary 28, 1926 (73 years)
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InfoRUSK, Harry Welles, a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., October 17, 1852; attended private schools; was graduated from the Baltimore City College in 1866 and from the Maryland University Law School at Baltimore in 1882; was admitted to the bar in 1873 and commenced practice in Baltimore; member of the State house of delegates in 1876 and 1882; served in the State senate in 1884 and 1886; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1884; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William H. Cole; reelected to the Fiftieth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from December 6, 1886, to March 3, 1897; chairman, Committee on Accounts (Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1896; chairman of the Democratic State central committee for Baltimore from 1898 to 1908, when he resigned; resumed the practice of law in Baltimore, Md., where he died on January 28, 1926; interment in Greenmount Cemetery.


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