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 Harry Hayt Pratt

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Harry Hayt Pratt

Birth
Corning, Steuben County, New York, USA
Death 13 Nov 1932 (aged 68)
Corning, Steuben County, New York, USA
Burial South Corning, Steuben County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7655133 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Corning Free Academy in 1882, was associate editor of the Corning Weekly Journal (1882-91), editor of the Corning Daily Journal (1891-1906) and editor-manager of the Corning Journal Publishing Company (1906-19). He was a delegate to the Republican State conventions (1908-10) and postmaster of Corning New York, (1905-14). In 1915, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses, serving until 1919. After his term he engaged in publicity work for the US Department of Labor and the War Risk Insurance Bureau (1919-21), public relations counselor for the Erie Railroad Company (1923-28) and as managing editor of the Erie Railroad Magazine. At the time of his death, he was director of the Corning Free Library and the Chamber of Commerce.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7655133/harry-hayt-pratt : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Hayt Pratt (11 Nov 1864–13 Nov 1932), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7655133, citing Hope Cemetery, South Corning, Steuben County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .