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Henry Gold Danforth

congressman

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.

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