Henry T. Bannon

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Henry Towne Bannon
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1909
Preceded by Stephen Morgan
Succeeded by Adna R. Johnson
Personal details
Born (1867-06-05)June 5, 1867
Portsmouth, Ohio
Died September 6, 1950(1950-09-06) (aged 83)
Portsmouth, Ohio
Resting place Greenlawn Cemetery, Portsmouth
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jessie Damaria
Children 2
Alma mater Ohio State University
University of Michigan

Henry Towne Bannon (June 5, 1867 – September 6, 1950) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Bannon was the grandson of Irish immigrants, Edward and Bridget Dervin Bannon. His father, James. W. Bannon (1841-1916), was a Scioto County Common Pleas Court judge (1884-1887), attorney and businessman in Portsmouth.[1] Henry Bannon was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, Bannon attended the public schools of Portsmouth, Ohio State University in Columbus in 1885 and 1886, and graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1889. Bannon had two brothers, Arthur H. Bannon and James W. Bannon, Jr., and a sister Charlotte Bannon.[1] He studied law. He was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1891 and practiced in Portsmouth, Ohio, along with his brother Arthur and his father, both of whom were attorneys, as well.[1] He served as prosecuting attorney of Scioto County 1897-1902.

Bannon was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses (March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1909). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1908. He resumed the practice of law. He served as delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, and 1940. He served as a director of the First National Bank, National Bank of Portsmouth, Oak Hill Savings Bank, and the Selby Shoe Co.. He also engaged in literary pursuits. He died in Portsmouth, Ohio, September 6, 1950. He was interred in Greenlawn Cemetery.



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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Stephen Morgan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th congressional district

March 4, 1905–March 3, 1909
Succeeded by
Adna R. Johnson