Henry Mitchell (U.S. politician)

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Henry Mitchell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st district
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835
Preceded byJohn A. Collier
Succeeded byWilliam Mason
Personal details
Woodbury, Connecticut
DiedJanuary 12, 1856
Norwich, New York
Political partyJacksonian

Henry Mitchell (1784 – January 12, 1856) was a United States Representative from New York.

Mitchell was born in Woodbury, Connecticut in 1784. He pursued classical studies under private tutors and graduated from the medical department of Yale College in 1804; engaged in the practice of medicine in Norwich, New York; member of the New York State Assembly in 1827; elected as a Jacksonian to the 23rd United States Congress (March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835); resumed the practice of medicine; died in Norwich, New York on January 12, 1856; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery.

External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Henry Mitchell (id: M000813)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John A. Collier
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st congressional district

Succeeded by
William Mason