Harry L. Maynard

Harry Lee Maynard ( born June 8, 1861 in Portsmouth, Virginia; † October 23, 1922 in New York City ) was an American politician. Between 1901 and 1911 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Harry Maynard attended the common schools and then studied until 1880 at the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College in Blacksburg. In the following years he worked in the real estate industry. He also campaigned for the improvement of public services. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. Between 1889 and 1890 he sat in the House of Representatives of Virginia; 1893 to 1901 he was a member of the State Senate.

In the congressional elections of 1900, Maynard was in the second electoral district of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the late Richard Alsop Wise meantime on March 4, 1901. After four elections he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1911 five legislative sessions. In 1910, he was not nominated by his party for re-election. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Harry Maynard moved to New York where he worked in the insurance industry as well as in the real estate business. He died on October 23, 1922 in Fort Totten, which is part of New York, and was buried in his native Portsmouth.