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Henry Harrison Sprague, American lawyer, author. Member Boston Common Council, 1874-1876; member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1881-1883, Senate, 1888-1891 (president 1890-1891).

Background

Sprague, Henry Harrison was born on August 1, 1841 in Athol, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George and Nancy (Knight) Sprague.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1864, A.M., 1867. Studied law, Harvard Law school and office of Henry W. Paine, Boston.

Career

Admitted to Suffolk bar, February 25, 1868.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Women Under the Law of Massachusetts, 1884. 1903

    • City Government in Boston, 1890. Water Supply and Work of Metropolitan Water Board for Paris Exposition, 1900.

      A Brief History of the Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society, 1893, Supplement, 1904. Story of a New England Town (Athol). 1904

    • The Founding of Charlestown by the Spragues, 1910.

Membership

Member Boston Common Council, 1874-1876. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1881-1883, Senate, 1888-1891 (president 1890-1891).

Connections

Married Charlotte Sprague Ward, June 3, 1897.

father:
George Sprague

mother:
Nancy (Knight) Sprague

spouse:
Charlotte Sprague Ward