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Henry Clay VAN VOORHIS

(1852-1927)

VAN VOORHIS, Henry Clay, a Representative from Ohio; born in Nashport, Muskingum County, Ohio, May 11, 1852; attended the public schools and Denison University, Granville, Ohio; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1874; was graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1875 and commenced practice in Zanesville, Ohio, the same year; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1884 and 1916; president of the Citizens’ National Bank of Zanesville 1885-1893; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1905); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1904; again became president of the Citizens’ National Bank of Zanesville, Ohio, in 1905; member of the board of trustees of Marietta (Ohio) College; died in Zanesville, Ohio, December 12, 1927; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

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

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