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  Bennett, Henry
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NameHenry Bennett
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New Berlin, New York , United States
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Born September 29, 1808
DiedMay 10, 1868 (59 years)
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InfoBENNETT, Henry, a Representative from New York; born in New Lisbon, Otsego County, N.Y., September 29, 1808; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1832 and commenced practice in New Berlin, Chenango County, N.Y.; served as clerk of the town of New Berlin in 1846; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first through the Thirty-third Congresses, as an Opposition Party to the Thirty-fourth, and as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1859); chairman, Committee on Public Lands (Thirty-fourth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1858 to the Thirty-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of law in New Berlin, N.Y., until his death there on May 10, 1868; interment in St. Andrews’ Cemetery.


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