Henry Jarvis Raymond was a journalist  and public servant.  A graduate of the University of Vermont in 1840,  he moved to New York and studied law.  He was an assistant editor and reporter for The New Yorker until it became the New York Tribune. He then wrote for the New York Tribune, Harper's Magazine,  and the New York Courier and Enquirer.  In 1851 he co-established the New York Times (then New-York Daily Times) with George Jones.  During the same time, he was a member of the New York State Legislature,  then Speaker of the State Assembly.  and Lieutenant Governor of New York.  He was a member of both the Baltimore Convention  and Philadelphia Convention  and elected to Congress. 
24 January 1820, Lima, Livingston County, New York. 
Parents: Jarvis Raymond and Lavinia Brockway. 
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