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  • ID: I421752
  • Name: Henry Riggs RATHBONE
  • RELA: 5th cousin 4x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 FEB 1870 in Washington, D.C.
  • GRAD: 1887 Phillips Academy, Andover, Essex Co., MA
  • GRAD: 1892 Yale University
  • GRAD: 1894 University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois BET 4 MAR 1923 AND 15 JUL 1928
  • Death: 15 JUL 1928 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL
  • Event: Pic Henry Riggs Rathbone
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  • Note:
    RATHBONE, Henry Riggs, (grandson of Ira Harris), a Representative from Illinois; born in Washington, D.C., February 12, 1870; was graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., in 1887, from Yale University in 1892, and from the law department of the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1894; was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Chicago, Ill.; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1916; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth, Sixty-ninth, and Seventieth Congresses and served from March 4, 1923, until his death; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Commerce (Sixty-ninth Congress); nominated for reelection in 1928; died at Chicago, Ill., on July 15, 1928; interment in Rosehill Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Henry Reed RATHBONE b: 1 JUL 1837 in Albany, Albany Co., NY
    Mother: Clara Hamilton HARRIS b: 9 SEP 1834

    Marriage 1 Laura Lucille HARNEY
    • Married: 22 DEC 1903 in Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., WI
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