Henry Augustus Reeves

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Henry Augustus Reeves
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871
Preceded byStephen Taber
Succeeded byDwight Townsend
Personal details
Born(1832-12-07)December 7, 1832
Sag Harbor, New York
DiedMarch 4, 1916(1916-03-04) (aged 83)
Greenport, New York
Political partyDemocratic

Henry Augustus Reeves (December 7, 1832 – March 4, 1916) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Sag Harbor, New York, Reeves attended private schools in Sag Harbor, the Southampton Academy, the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor for three years, and graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York, in 1852. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar. He edited the Republican Watchman in Greenport from 1858 until his death.

Reeves was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-first Congress (March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871). He resumed newspaper interests. He was the supervisor of Southold Town from 1872 to 1894. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Suffolk Co.) in 1887. He served as member of the State commission in lunacy from 1889 to 1897. He died in Greenport, New York on March 4, 1916. He was interred in Southampton Cemetery, Southampton, New York.


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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Stephen Taber
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
Dwight Townsend
New York Assembly
Preceded by
Henry E. Huntting
New York State Assembly
Suffolk County

Succeeded by
Henry E. Huntting