Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Tracy, Henry Wells

Tracy, Henry Wells, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Ulster Township, Bradford County, Pa., September 24, 1807; completed preparatory studies; attended Angelica Seminary in Allegany County, N.Y.; studied law; engaged in mercantile pursuits and as a road contractor in Standing Stone, Pa., Havre de Grace, Md., and Towanda, Pa.; delegate to the Republican National Convention at Chicago in 1860, which nominated Abraham Lincoln for President; member of the State house of representatives in 1861 and 1862; elected as an Independent Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1865); collector of the port of Philadelphia in 1866; resumed mercantile pursuits; died at Standing Stone, Bradford County, Pa., April 11, 1886; interment in the Brick Church Cemetery, Wysox, Pa.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Tracy, Henry Wells," 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.1929 Original Sources, accessed January 26, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8MDFN8QFAB3HYD9.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Tracy, Henry Wells." 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.1929, Original Sources. 26 Jan. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8MDFN8QFAB3HYD9.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Tracy, Henry Wells' 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.1929. Original Sources, retrieved 26 January 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8MDFN8QFAB3HYD9.