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WOODS, Henry



WOODS, Henry, (brother of John Woods [1761–1816]), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Bedford, Bedford County, Pa., in 1764; received a limited schooling; attended the subscription schools of Bedford County, Pa.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1792 and commenced practice in Bedford, Pa.; elected as a Federalist to the Sixth and Seventh Congresses (March 4, 1799-March 3, 1803); engaged as a land speculator; died in Bedford, Pa., in 1826.

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