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HENRY HUHN


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1876 Republican
1877 Republican
1878 Republican
1861 Republican
1875 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia, Schuylkill

Biography

07/03/1832 - 07/21/1903

Schuylkill County (1861), Philadelphia County (1875-1878)

HUHN, Henry, a Representative from Philadelphia and Schuylkill Counties; born, July 3, 1832 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Central High School; clerk, Schuylkill Navigation Company; chief clerk and paymaster, Little Schuylkill Navigation Company; literary editor; engaged, mercantile business; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1860; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1861); coal merchant; elected, common council, city of Philadelphia (1869-1872; president, 1871-1872); appointed, board of city trusts, park commissioner, and public housing commissioner, city of Philadelphia (1871-1872); reelected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives 1874, 1875, 1876 and 1877; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1878); elected, chief clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1881-1882); reading clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1885-1888); Speaker’s clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1889-1903); died, July 21, 1903 in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey; interred, Forest Hills Memorial Park, Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.