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Henry Woods (1764 - 1826) was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania. Born in Bedford, he received a limited schooling, attending the subscription schools of Bedford County. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1792 and commenced practice in Bedford. He was elected as a Federalist to the Sixth and Seventh Congresses, serving from March 4, 1799 to March 3, 1803, and engaged as a land speculator. He died in Bedford.

Henry Woods' brother, John Woods, was also a U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
David Bard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district

1799- 1803
Succeeded by
William Hoge


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