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Storrs, Henry Randolph, 1787-1837



  • Existence: 1787 - 1837

Henry Randolph Storrs (September 3, 1787 – July 29, 1837) was a U.S. Representative from New York, brother of William Lucius Storrs. Born in Middletown, Connecticut, Storrs was graduated from Yale College in 1804. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1807 and commenced practice in Champion, New York. Later practiced in Whitesboro and Utica, New York. Storrs was elected as a Federalist to the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Congresses (March 4, 1817 – March 4, 1821). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1820. Storrs was elected as an Adams-Clay Federalist to the Eighteenth Congress, re-elected as an Adams candidate to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses and elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1831). He served as chairman of the Committee on Naval Affairs (Nineteenth Congress). He was one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1830 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against James H. Peck, United States judge for the district of Missouri.

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Webster Mss 831210.1
Identifier: Mss 831210.1
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