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Henry Gold Danforth

Henry Gold Danforth, American congressman. Member 62d Congress (1911-1913), 32d New York District, and 63d and 64th Congresses (1913-1917), 39th District; member of board of managers, New York State Reformatory, Elmira, 1900-1902.

Background

  • Danforth, Henry Gold was born on June 14, 1854 in Town of Gates (now part of Rochester), New York, United States. Son of George Franklin and Frances Jeanette (Wright) Danforth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1877, Bachelor of Laws, 1880.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1880, and since in practice at Rochester.

    Works

    • Editor: New York Court of Appeals Digest, 1884. Supreme Court of the United States Court Digest, 1886. Digest of New York Supreme Court Reports, 1902.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member 62d Congress (1911-1913), 32d New York District, and 63d and 64th Congresses (1913-1917), 39th District. Member of board of managers, New York State Reformatory, Elmira, 1900-1902.

    Connections

    • Married Edwine L. Blake, November 8, 1888.
    • father: George Franklin Danforth
    • mother: Frances Jeanette (Wright) Danforth
    • spouse: Edwine L. Blake
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    Born June 14, 1854
    Died April 8, 1918
    (aged 63)
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