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HENRY K. BOYER


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1883-1884 Republican
1885-1886 Republican
1887-1888 Speaker Republican
1889-1890 Speaker Republican
1893-1894 Republican
1897-1898 Speaker Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

02/19/1850 - 02/17/1934

BOYER, Henry K., a Representative from Philadelphia; born in Evansburg, Montgomery County, Pa., February 19, 1850; graduated, Freeland Seminary College (now Ursinus College); teacher (6 years); principal, Kaigu’s Point Grammar School, Camden, NJ (3 years); attorney-at-law (1873-1934); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1880); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1882; reelected to serve 3 more consecutive terms; elected, Speaker (1887-1890); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1890); member, board of directors, Ursinus College (1890-1903); elected, State Treasurer (1890-1892); reelected to the House in 1892; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1894); reelected to the House in 1896; elected, Speaker (1897-1898); resigned from the House, January 17, 1898; appointed, superintendent, United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Philadelphia (1898-1902); real estate investor; died, February 17, 1934 in Red Hill, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.