McHENRY, John Geiser, (1868 - 1912)


Campaign postcard (detail), 1906-1910, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

McHENRY, John Geiser, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Benton Township, Columbia County, Pa., April 26, 1868; attended the public schools and Orangeville Academy; banker and manufacturer, and also engaged in agricultural pursuits; organizer of the Grange national banks throughout Pennsylvania; elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth, Sixty-first, and Sixty-second Congresses and served from March 4, 1907, until his death in Benton, Pa., December 27, 1912; interment in Benton Cemetery.