Henry Clay McCormick

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Henry Clay McCormick
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district
In office
March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1891
Preceded byWilliam W. Brown
Succeeded byAlbert C. Hopkins
41st Attorney General of Pennsylvania
In office
January 15, 1895 – January 18, 1899
GovernorDaniel H. Hastings
Preceded byW. U. Hensel
Succeeded byJohn P. Elkin
Personal details
Born(1844-06-30)June 30, 1844
Washington Township.
DiedMay 26, 1902(1902-05-26) (aged 57)
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Ida Hays

Henry Clay McCormick (June 30, 1844 – May 26, 1902) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Henry C. McCormick was born in Washington Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools and Dickinson Seminary in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1866 and practiced in Williamsport.

McCormick was elected as a Republican to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses. He served as chairman of the United States House Committee on Railways and Canals during the Fifty-first Congress. He was a delegate to the 1892 Republican National Convention. He was elected president of the Williamsport & North Branch Railroad in 1892. He served as attorney general of Pennsylvania from 1895 to 1899. He resumed the practice of law and died in Williamsport in 1902. His body is interred at Wildwood Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Henry Clay McCormick (id: M000366)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William W. Brown
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district

Succeeded by
Albert C. Hopkins
Legal offices
Preceded by
W. U. Hensel
Pennsylvania Attorney General
Succeeded by
John P. Elkin