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Henry G. Worthington

AKA Henry Gaither Worthington

Born: 9-Feb-1828
Birthplace: Cumberland, MD
Died: 29-Jul-1909
Location of death: Washington, DC [1]
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Politician, Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Nevada, 1864-65

Joined William Walker's expeditions in Mexico and Nicaragua.

In June 1861, Worthington almost dueled San Francisco judge W.W. Porter (rifles at forty paces), but it was called off at the last minute.

Suffered a fatal stroke while visiting the floor of the House of Representatives.


[1] Garfield Hospital, Washington, DC

Father: (stagecoach line operator)

    US Ambassador to Uruguay Oct-1868 to Jul-1869
    US Ambassador to Argentina Jun-1868 to Jul-1869
    US Congressman, Nevada 1864-65
    California House of Representatives 8th District (1862-63)
    Maryland State Bar Association
    Funeral: Abraham Lincoln (1865) Pall bearer
    Stroke Dec-1908
    Paralyzed stroke
    Stroke 29-Jul-1909


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