Harry Libbey

Harry Libbey ( born November 22, 1843 in Wakefield, Carroll County, New Hampshire; † September 30, 1913 in Hampton, Virginia ) was an American politician. Between 1883 and 1887 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Harry Libbey attended the public schools of his home. In 1863 he moved to Hampton in Virginia, where he worked in the trade. In 1869 he became a judge in Elizabeth City County. Politically, he was a member of the kurzlebigigen Readjuster party. In the congressional elections of 1882 he was in the second electoral district of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John F. Dezendorf on March 4, 1883. After a re-election as a candidate of the Republican Party, which he had fallen in with, he was able to complete two terms in Congress, 1887 to March 3.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Libbey worked in the oyster business. He was also chairman of the Republican district in Hampton. Since 1907, he served there as a post holder. This item Libbey held until his death on September 30, 1913.