Henry Page

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Henry Page (June 28, 1841 – January 7, 1913) was an American politician.

Page was born in Princess Anne, Maryland, and received preparatory instruction at the school of Anthony Bolivar in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He attended the University of Virginia at Charlottesville where he studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1864 and commenced practice in Princess Anne.

Page's early political career included service as a member of the constitutional convention in 1867, and as State’s attorney for Somerset County, Maryland, from 1870 to 1884. He was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1891 until September 3, 1892, when he resigned to become a judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals. He was appointed chief judge of the first judicial district of Maryland in August 1892, and was elected to the position in November 1893 for a term of fifteen years. He died in Princess Anne in 1913, and is interred in Manokin Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

References[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Henry Page (id: P000016)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles Hopper Gibson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1891 – September 3, 1892
Succeeded by
John Brewer Brown