Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Van Voorhis, Henry Clay

Van Voorhis, Henry Clay, a Representative from Ohio; born in Nashport, Muskingum County, Ohio, May 11, 1852; attended the public schools and Denison University, Granville, Ohio; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1874; was graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1875 and commenced practice in Zanesville, Ohio, the same year; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1884 and 1916; president of the Citizens’ National Bank of Zanesville 1885-1893; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1893-March 3, 1905); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1904; again became president of the Citizens’ National Bank of Zanesville, Ohio, in 1905; member of the board of trustees of Marietta (Ohio) College; died in Zanesville, Ohio, December 12, 1927; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Van Voorhis, Henry Clay," 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.1952 Original Sources, accessed June 7, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=GLRHTULGVIGFC6A.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Van Voorhis, Henry Clay." 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.1952, Original Sources. 7 Jun. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=GLRHTULGVIGFC6A.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Van Voorhis, Henry Clay' 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.1952. Original Sources, retrieved 7 June 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=GLRHTULGVIGFC6A.