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Henry Hibbard

Also Known As: "Harry"
Birthplace: Concord (Essex) Vermont
Death: July 28, 1872 (56)
Place of Burial: Bath Village Cemetery Bath Grafton County New Hampshire
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Son of David Hibbard and Susanna Hibbard
Brother of John Hibbard; Hibbard; Susan H Hibbard and David Hibbard, Jr

Managed by: Scott David Hibbard
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About Henry Hibbard, US Congress

US Congressman. Elected to represent New Hampshire's 3rd and 4th Districts in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1849 to 1855. Also served as a Member of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives in 1843, and Member of the New Hampshire State Senate in 1845.



Harry Hibbard (June 1, 1816 – July 28, 1872) was a United States Representative from New Hampshire. He was born in Concord, Vermont where he pursued classical studies. He graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire in 1835 where he studied law. After graduation, he was admitted to the bar in 1838 and commenced practice in Bath, New Hampshire.

Hibbard was an assistant clerk and clerk of the New Hampshire House of Representatives 1840-1842. He served as an elected member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives 1843-1845 and Speaker in 1844 and 1845. He served in the New Hampshire Senate in 1845, 1847, and 1848 and as president of that body in 1847 and 1848. In addition, he served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1848 and 1856.

Hibbard was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first, Thirty-second, and Thirty-third Congresses (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1855). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1854. After leaving Congress, he declined an appointment to the New Hampshire Supreme Court. He died in a sanatorium in Somerville, Massachusetts in 1872 and was buried in the Village Cemetery, Bath, New Hampshire.

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Henry Hibbard, US Congress's Timeline

June 1, 1816
Concord (Essex) Vermont
July 28, 1872
Age 56
July 31, 1872
Age 56
Bath Village Cemetery Bath Grafton County New Hampshire
Bath (Grafton) New Hampshire
Bath (Grafton) New Hampshire
Bath (Grafton) New Hampshire