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Henry PAGE

(1841-1913)

PAGE, Henry, a Representative from Maryland; born in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Md., June 28, 1841; received preparatory instruction at the school of Anthony Bolivar, West Chester, Pa.; attended the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1864 and commenced practice in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Md.; member of the constitutional convention in 1867; State’s attorney for Somerset County 1870-1884; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1891, until September 3, 1892, when he resigned to become a judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals; appointed chief judge of the first judicial district of Maryland in August 1892; elected to the position in November 1893 for a term of fifteen years; died in Princess Anne, Md., January 7, 1913; interment in Manokin Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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