HANBURY, Harry Alfred, (1863 - 1940)


"Around the Capital" (detail), engraving, Thomas Fleming, 1902, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

HANBURY, Harry Alfred, a Representative from New York; born in Bristol, England, January 1, 1863; immigrated to the United States with his parents at an early age; attended the public schools and was graduated from the Boys’ High School in New York City; entered mercantile life and established ironworks; delegate to State conventions in 1896, 1898, 1900, 1902, 1906, and 1914; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1903); United States shipping commissioner, port of New York, from March 1903 to November 1909; established a foundry and machine works in Brooklyn, N.Y.; engaged in mechanical engineering and ship reconstruction in Brooklyn, N.Y.; died in Methuen, Mass., August 22, 1940; interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.