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  Janes, Henry F.
NameHenry F. Janes
Waterbury, Vermont , United States
Born October 10, 1792
DiedJune 06, 1879 (86 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifedChronicler
Sep 02, 2006 01:55pm
InfoJANES, Henry Fisk, a Representative from Vermont; born in Brimfield, Hampden County, Mass., October 10, 1792; moved with his parents to Calais, Vt.; pursued an academic course; served in the War of 1812 and participated in the Battle of Plattsburg; studied law in Montpelier, Vt.; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Waterbury, Vt., in 1817; postmaster 1820-1830; member of the State legislative council 1830-1834; elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Benjamin F. Deming; reelected to the Twenty-fourth Congress and served from December 2, 1834, to March 3, 1837; unsuccessful Anti-Masonic candidate for reelection in 1836 to the Twenty-fifth Congress; State treasurer 1838-1841; member of the State council of censors in 1848; town representative in 1854, 1861, and 1862; member of the State house of representatives in 1855; died in Waterbury, Vt., June 6, 1879; interment in the Village Cemetery.



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