FRICK, Henry, (1795 - 1844)


FRICK, Henry, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Northumberland, Pa., March 17, 1795; attended the public schools; apprenticed to a printer in Philadelphia; served in the War of 1812; settled in Milton, Pa., in 1816; established the Miltonian, a political journal, with which he was connected for over twenty years; member of the State house of representatives 1828-1831; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth Congress and served from March 4, 1843, until his death in Washington, D.C., March 1, 1844; interment in the Congressional Cemetery.