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Libbey, Harry, 1843-1913

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Personal name headingLibbey, Harry, 1843-1913
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Variant(s)Libbey, Mr. (Harry), 1843-1913
Associated placeVirginia Elizabeth City County (Va.)
LocatedHampton (Va.)
Birth date1843-11-22
Death date1913-09-30
Place of birthWakefield (N.H.)
Place of deathHampton (Va.)
Field of activityOyster industry
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. House
Profession or occupationLegislator Merchant Justice Readjuster
Found inPost office at Fortress Monroe, Va., 1885: p. 1 (Mr. Libbey, from the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong. online, viewed Feb. 24, 2010 (Libbey, Harry, a Representative from Va.; b. Nov. 22, 1843; d. Sept. 30, 1913) and viewed online Oct. 3, 2017 (LIBBEY, Harry, a Representative from Virginia; born in Wakefield, Carroll County, N.H., Nov. 22, 1843; attended the common schools; moved to Virginia and settled in Hampton in 1863; engaged in mercantile pursuits; appointed one of the presiding justices of Elizabeth City County, Va., in 1869; elected as a Readjuster to the Forty-eighth Congress and reelected as a Republican to the Forty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1887); engaged in the oyster industry; served as chairman of the Republican county committee; appointed postmaster of Hampton, Va., Jan. 18, 1907, and served until his death in Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Va., on Sept. 30, 1913)