Nes, Henry

Born: 1799-05-20 York, Pennsylvania

Died: 1850-09-10 York, Pennsylvania

Flourished: Pennsylvania

Nes graduated from the College of New Jersey (Princeton), studied medicine, and opened a practice in York, Pennsylvania. In 1843, he was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives and he was re-elected as a Whig in 1847, representing his district until his death.

Biographical Directory of the American Congress 1774-1996 (Alexandria, VA: CQ Staff Directories, 1997), 1582.