Henry NES, Congress, PA (1799-1850)


NES, Henry, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in York, Pa., May 20, 1799; completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Princeton College; studied medicine and practiced in York, Pa.; elected as an Independent Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1845); elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth and Thirty-first Congresses and served from March 4, 1847, until his death in York, Pa., September 10, 1850; chairman, Committee on Invalid Pensions (Thirtieth Congress), Committee on Revisal and Unfinished Business (Thirtieth Congress); interment in Prospect Hill Cemetery.

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