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Henry S. De Forest

Henry S. De Forest, American congressman. member 62d Congress (1911-1913), 23d New York District Republican.

Background

  • Forest, Henry S. De was born on February 16, 1847 in Schenectady, New York, United States. Son of Obadiah L. and Sarah (Vedder) D.

  • Education

    • Educated Union Classical Institute, Poughkeepsie, New York.

    Career

    • Engaged in real estate and banking at Schenectady, since 1883. City recorder, 1881-1885. Mayor, 1885-1887, 1889-1891.

      Member 62d Congress (1911-1913), 23d New York District Republican.

    Membership

    Member 62d Congress (1911-1913), 23d New York District Republican.

    Connections

    • Married Lucie E. Van Epps, September 6, 1876.
    • father: Obadiah learning disabilities
    • mother: Sarah (Vedder) D.
    • spouse: Lucie E. Van Epps
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    Born February 16, 1847
    Died February 13, 1917
    (aged 69)
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