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David Henry Mercer

  • Birth 9 Jul 1857 Benton County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 10 Jan 1919 Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 13074

US Congressman. Born in Benton County, Iowa, he admitted to the bar in 1882 and commenced law practice in Brownville, Nebraska. He served terms as city clerk, police judge and secretary of the Republican State central committee in 1896. In 1897, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third Congress and to the four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1903. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed legal practice until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 17 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13074
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Henry Mercer (9 Jul 1857–10 Jan 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13074, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .