02/01/1846 - 01/22/1939

FOOTE, Henry M., a Representative from Tioga County; born, February 1, 1846 in Greene, Chenango County, NY; corporal, Company A, 187th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864-1865, Civil War); lawyer; elected, District Attorney, Tioga County (1881-1884); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1885 and 1887 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1888); appointed, assistant attorney, United States Department of Justice (1889-1893); appointed, financial agent, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1899); appointed, claims attorney, United States Court of Claims (1899-1906); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1900); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1918); died, January 22, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia; interred, Wellsboro Cemetery, Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

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