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Henry S. De Forest

congressman

Henry S. De Forest, American congressman. member 62d Congress (1911-1913), 23d New York District Republican.

Background

Forest, Henry S. De was born on February 16, 1847 in Schenectady, New York, United States. Son of Obadiah L. and Sarah (Vedder) D.

Education

Educated Union Classical Institute, Poughkeepsie, New York.

Career

Engaged in real estate and banking at Schenectady, since 1883. City recorder, 1881-1885. Mayor, 1885-1887, 1889-1891.

Member 62d Congress (1911-1913), 23d New York District Republican.

Membership

Member 62d Congress (1911-1913), 23d New York District Republican.

Connections

Married Lucie E. Van Epps, September 6, 1876.

father:
Obadiah learning disabilities

mother:
Sarah (Vedder) D.

spouse:
Lucie E. Van Epps