Henry Dickinson Green

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Henry D. Green
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 9th district
In office
November 7, 1899 – March 3, 1903
Preceded by Daniel Ermentrout
Succeeded by Henry B. Cassel
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
In office
1889-1896
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
In office
1883-1886
Personal details
Born (1857-05-03)May 3, 1857
Reading, Pennsylvania
Died December 29, 1929(1929-12-29) (aged 72)
Reading, Pennsylvania
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Yale University
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Captain
Battles/wars Spanish–American War

Henry Dickinson Green (May 3, 1857 – December 29, 1929) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Biography[edit]

Henry D. Green was born in Reading, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools, and was graduated from the Reading High School in 1872 and Yale College in 1877. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1879 and commenced practice in Reading. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in 1883 to 1886. He served in the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1889 to 1896. During the Spanish–American War, he served as captain of Company G, Ninth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was a delegate to the 1900 Democratic National Convention.

Green was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Daniel Ermentrout. He was reelected to the Fifty-seventh Congress. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1902. He worked as editor of the Reading Telegram from 1903 to 1912 and of the Reading Times from 1911 to 1913. He resumed the practice of law in Reading, and was also admitted to the bar in Texas in 1920. He became engaged in oil operation in the Mid-continent Oil Field. He died in Reading in 1929. Interment in Arlington National Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Daniel Ermentrout
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district

1899–1903
Succeeded by
Henry B. Cassel