HARRIS, Henry Schenck, (1850 - 1902)


HARRIS, Henry Schenck, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Belvidere, Warren County, N.J., December 27, 1850; attended the common schools and was graduated from Princeton College in 1870; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1873 and commenced practice in Belvidere, N.J.; appointed prosecutor of the pleas for Warren County in March 1877; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1881-March 3, 1883); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1882 to the Forty-eighth Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Belvidere, N.J., May 2, 1902; interment in Belvidere Cemetery.