WILSON, Henry, (1778 - 1826)

WILSON, Henry, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Dauphin, Dauphin County, Pa., in 1778; completed preparatory studies; studied law in Harrisburg, Pa.; was admitted to the bar December 21, 1812, and commenced practice in Allentown, Pa.; prothonotary and clerk of Lehigh County Courts 1815-1821; elected to the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1823, until his death in Allentown, Pa., August 14, 1826; interment in Union Cemetery.