Henry Mills FULLER, Congress, PA (1820-1860)


FULLER, Henry Mills, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Bethany, Wayne County, Pa., January 3, 1820; pursued classical studies and was graduated from Princeton College in 1839; studied law; was admitted to the bar January 3, 1842, and commenced practice in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa.; member of the State house of representatives in 1848 and 1849; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1852 to the Thirty-third Congress; reelected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857); was not a candidate for renomination in 1856; resumed the practice of law; died in Philadelphia, Pa., December 26, 1860; interment in Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present