logo logo

Henry Bacon Lovering

Henry Bacon Lovering, American congressman, shoemaker. Member Massachusetts House Representatives, 1872-1874; member Congress, 1883-1887.


  • Lovering, Henry Bacon was born on April 8, 1841 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States. Son of John Gilman and Mary Ann (Martin) Lovering.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Lynn, Massachusetts.


    • Began at shoemaking, 1853. Served private in Company D, 8th Massachusetts Infantry, and Company C, 3d Massachusetts Cavalry, 1863-1865. Wounded in battle at Winchester, Virginia, September 19, 1864, resulting in amputation of left legal.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Massachusetts House Representatives, 1872-1874. Member Congress, 1883-1887.


    • Married Abby Jane Clifford, December 25, 1864.
    • father: John Gilman Lovering
    • mother: Mary Ann (Martin) Lovering
    • spouse: Abby Jane Clifford
    See on larger map
    Died 1911
    (aged 69)