Harry Skinner

Harry Skinner

Birth
Death 19 May 1929 (aged 73)
Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 8077811 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended Hertford Academy, graduated from the law department of the University of Kentucky, was admitted to the bar in 1876 and commenced to practice law in Greenville, North Carolina. He was a member of the Greenville town council in 1878, a member of Governor Jarvis’ staff and served as aide-de-camp, (1879-86) and a member of the North Carolina State House of Representatives (1891-92). In 1895, he was elected as a Populist to the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses, serving until 1899. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he served as U.S. District Attorney for the eastern district of North Carolina (1902-10) and practiced law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 11 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8077811
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Skinner (25 May 1855–19 May 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8077811, citing Cherry Hill Cemetery, Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .