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William Henry Hatch

William Henry Hatch, American congressman. member United States House of Representatives from Missouri, 46th-53d congresses, 1879-1895, proposed and sponsored act to create bureau of Animal Industry, 1884, 1st oleomargarine act, 1886.

Background

  • Hatch, William Henry was born on September 11, 1833 in Georgetown, Kentucky, United States. Son of Review William and Mary (Adams) Hatch.

  • Works

    • Author Hatch Act calling for federal aid to encourage study of scientific agriculture (passed 1887), meat inspection act, 1890.

    Membership

    Member United States House of Representatives from Missouri, 46th-53d congresses, 1879-1895, proposed and sponsored act to create bureau of Animal Industry, 1884, 1st oleomargarine act, 1886.

    Connections

    • Married Jennie Smith. Married second, Thetis Hawkins, 1861.
    • father: Review William Hatch
    • mother: Mary (Adams) Hatch
    • spouses: Jennie Smith
    • Thetis Hawkins
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    Born September 11, 1833
    Died December 23, 1896
    (aged 63)
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