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Henry Zenas Osborne

Henry Zenas Osborne, American printer, editor, congressman. member Executive Committee Republican State Central Committee, California, 1890-1900, except 2 years; member 65th to 67th Congresses (1917-1923), 10th California District President New Orleans Typographical Union, 1873; member Southern California.; Mason. Senior vice commander-in-chief G.A.R., 1912-1913.

Background

  • Osborne, Henry Zenas was born on October 4, 1848 in New Lebanon, New York, United States. Son of Review Zenas and Juliaette (Bristol) Osborne.

  • Education

    • Public school education. Enlisted at 16, February 23, 1865, as private Company E, 192d New York Infantry. Honorary discharged August 28, 1865.

    Career

    • Printer, reporter and newspaper correspondent, New Orleans, 1873-1878. Editor public Bodie, California, 1878-1884, Los Angeles Evening Express, 1884-1897. Gold mining, 1897-1907.

      Captain California National Guard, 1889-1895, retired. United States receiver public moneys, Bodie Land District, 1878-1884. United States collector customs, Los Angeles District, 1890-1894.

      United States marshal, Southern District of California, 1898-1906. Delegate Republican National Convention, Chicago, 1888. Member Executive Committee Republican State Central Committee, California, 1890-1900, except 2 years.

      Representative nominee for Congress, 10th District California, 1914. Commissioner Board of Public Works, Los Angeles, 1914-1915. Member 65th to 67th Congresses (1917-1923), 10th California District President New Orleans Typographical Union, 1873.

      1st vice president International Typographical Union, 1876. President Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1912. Member Southern California Editorial Association (president), California Press Association (Vice-President).

    Works

    • Editorial Association (president), California Press Association (vice president).

    Membership

    Member Executive Committee Republican State Central Committee, California, 1890-1900, except 2 years. Member 65th to 67th Congresses (1917-1923), 10th California District President New Orleans Typographical Union, 1873. Member Southern California.

    Mason. Senior vice commander-in-chief G.A.R., 1912-1913.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Annas, December 11, 1872.
    • father: Review Zenas Osborne
    • mother: Juliaette (Bristol) Osborne
    • spouse: Helen Annas
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    Died February 8, 1923
    (aged 74)
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