Hon. Henry Dickinson Green

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Hon. Henry Dickinson Green

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Birthplace: Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: December 29, 1929 (72)
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
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Son of Albert G. Green and Rebecca Green

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About Hon. Henry Dickinson Green

Henry Dickinson Green (May 3, 1857 – December 29, 1929) was an American politician who served as a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district from 1899 to 1903.

Early life and education

Henry D. Green was born in Reading, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools, and graduated from Reading High School in 1872 and Yale College in 1877. He studied law, was admitted to the Berks County bar in 1879 and commenced practice in Reading.

Career

He was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives for the Berks County district from 1883 to 1886.[1] He served as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 11th district from 1889 to 1896.[2] During the Spanish–American War, he served as captain of Company G, Ninth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was a delegate to the 1900 Democratic National Convention.

Green was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Daniel Ermentrout. He was reelected to the Fifty-seventh Congress. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1902. He worked as editor of the Reading Telegram from 1903 to 1912 and of the Reading Times from 1911 to 1913. He resumed the practice of law in Reading, and was also admitted to the bar in Texas in 1920. He became engaged in oil operation in the Mid-continent Oil Field. He died in Reading in 1929. Interment in Arlington National Cemetery.[3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Dickinson_Green


US Congressman. After graduating from Yale College in 1877, he studied law and established a legal practice in Reading, Pennsylvania, after being admitted to the bar in 1879. He served in both the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives and the State Senate, and served as a Captain with Company G, Ninth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, in the Spanish-American War. He was elected to the United States Congress from Pennsylvania, and served from 1899 to 1903. He was editor of the Reading "Telegram", 1903 to 1912, and the Reading "Times", 1911 to 1913.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Sep 18 2019, 18:54:19 UTC

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Hon. Henry Dickinson Green's Timeline

1857
May 3, 1857
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
1929
December 29, 1929
Age 72
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA