Henry B. Cassel


Henry B. Cassel

Henry Burd Cassel (October 19, 1855April 28, 1926) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Henry B. Cassel was born in Marietta, Pennsylvania. He attended Columbia Classical Institute. He was engaged in the wholesale and retail lumber business. Cassel was a member of the Republican county committee in 1881, and chairman of the county committee in 1893. He was a delegate to the 1896 Republican National Convention. He served as a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in 1898 and 1900.

Cassel was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Marriott Brosius. He was reelected to the Fifty-eighth, Fifty-ninth, and Sixtieth Congresses. He served as chairman of the United States House Committee on Accounts during the Fifty-ninth Congress. He engaged in business as a manufacturer and contractor, and died in Marietta in 1926. Interment in Marietta Cemetery.

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