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HARRY HAKES, M.D.


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History of Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties, PA.  New York: W. W. Munsell & Co., 1880.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1864 Democrat
1865 Democrat
 Counties   Luzerne

Biography

06/10/1825 - 04/20/1904

HAKES, Dr. Harry, a Representative from Luzerne County; born, June 10, 1825 in Harpersfield, Delaware County, NY; M.D., Castleton Medical College, Vt., 1846; attended, medical schools, New York City (1850), Paris and London (1854); honorary doctorate of law, Lafayette College, 1903; physician (1846-1857); farmer; lawyer (1860-1904); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1864 and 1865 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1866 term; vintner; died, April 20, 1904 in Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

 

Bibliography

Hakes, Harry.  The Hakes Family. Robert Baur and Son Printers: Wilkes Barre, 1886.

Hakes, Harry.  The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. Robert Baur and Son Printers: Wilkes Barre, 1892.