Harry H. Mason

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Harry Howland Mason (December 16, 1873 - March 10, 1946) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born on a farm in McLean County, near Farmer City, Illinois, Mason moved to Delavan, Tazewell County, with his parents and attended the public schools. He engaged in newspaper work. He moved to Pawnee, Illinois, in 1903 and engaged in the newspaper publishing business. Secretary to Congressman J. Earl Major 1930-1933. Treasurer of Sangamon County in 1933 and 1934.

Mason was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth Congress (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1937). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1936. He resumed the newspaper publishing business in Pawnee, Illinois. He died March 10, 1946, in Springfield, Illinois. He was interred in Prairie Rest Cemetery, Delavan, Illinois.


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