Kurtz, William Henry

Life Span
to
Dickinson Connection
Class of 1825
Full name
William Henry Kutz
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
Education
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Democratic
Government
US House of Representatives
Local government

William Henry Kurtz (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
KURTZ, William Henry, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in York, Pa., January 31, 1804; attended the common schools and the York County Academy at York, Pa.; studied law; was admitted to the bar on January 7, 1828, and commenced practice in York, Pa.; prosecuting attorney of York County; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1855); chairman, Committee on Public Expenditures (Thirty-third Congress); resumed the practice of law; died in York, Pa., June 24, 1868; interment in Prospect Hill Cemetery.
"Kurtz, William Henry," Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=K000345.
How to Cite This Page: "Kurtz, William Henry," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/index.php/node/6047.