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 Henry Augustus Reeves

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Henry Augustus Reeves

Birth
Sag Harbor, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Death 4 Mar 1916 (aged 83)
Greenport, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial Southampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 16051743 View Source
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US Congressman. He attended the University of Michigan before graduating from Union College in 1852. He studied law, became an attorney and was also editor of Greenport's Republican Watchman newspaper. Reeves was elected to Congress as a Democrat in 1868 and served one term, 1869 to 1871. He did not run for reelection and returned to editing the Republican Watchman. He was Southold's Town Supervisor and a member of the Suffolk County Board of Supervisors from 1872 to 1894. Reeves also served in the New York Assembly in 1887 and was a Member of the State Commission on Lunacy from 1889 to 1897.

Bio by: Bill McKern


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 8 Oct 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16051743
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/16051743/henry-augustus-reeves : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Augustus Reeves (7 Dec 1832–4 Mar 1916), Find a Grave Memorial ID 16051743, citing Southampton Cemetery, Southampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .