Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Lovering, Henry Bacon

Lovering, Henry Bacon, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Portsmouth, N.H., April 8, 1841; attended the public schools of Lynn, Mass., and was graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H.; during the Civil War enlisted in 1862 in the Eighth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, and served out his term; reenlisted in the Third Massachusetts Cavalry; lost a leg at the Battle of Winchester; member of the State house of representatives in 1872 and 1874; city assessor in 1879 and 1880; mayor of Lynn in 1881 and 1882; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1887); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1886 to the Fiftieth Congress; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Governor in 1887; United States marshal for Massachusetts 1888-1891; warden of the State prison 1891-1893; United States pension agent at Boston 1894-1898; sealer of weights and measures for the city of Boston, Mass., 1902-1905; superintendent of the Chardon Street Soldiers’ Home at Boston 1905-1907; retired from active business pursuits; moved to Wakefield, Mass., in 1907, where he died on April 5, 1911; interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, Essex County, Mass.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Lovering, Henry Bacon," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1478 Original Sources, accessed September 25, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48XHAFKRCASHCS5.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Lovering, Henry Bacon." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1478, Original Sources. 25 Sep. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48XHAFKRCASHCS5.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Lovering, Henry Bacon' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1478. Original Sources, retrieved 25 September 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48XHAFKRCASHCS5.