Henry Wilson (Pennsylvania)

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Henry Wilson (1778 – August 14, 1826) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Henry Wilson was born in Dauphin, Pennsylvania. He completed preparatory studies, studied law in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was admitted to the bar December 21, 1812, and commenced practice in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He served as prothonotary and clerk of Lehigh County Courts from 1815 to 1821.

Wilson was elected to the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Congresses and served until his death in Allentown in 1826. Interment in Union Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Daniel Udree
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district

1823–1825 alongside: Daniel Udree

1825–1826 alongside: William Addams

Succeeded by
William Addams
Jacob Krebs