Henry Wells Tracy
Henry W. Tracy was born in Ulster Township, Pennsylvania. He attended the Angelica Seminary in Allegany County, New York. He studied law, engaged in mercantile pursuits and as a road contractor in Standing Stone, Pennsylvania, Havre de Grace, Maryland, and Towanda, Pennsylvania. He was a delegate to the 1860 Republican National Convention. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1861 and 1862.
Tracy was elected as an Independent Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress. He served as collector of the port of Philadelphia in 1866. He resumed mercantile pursuits and died at Standing Stone in 1886, aged 78. He was interred in the Brick Church Cemetery in Wysox, Pennsylvania.
- Henry Wells Tracy at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- The Political Graveyard
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