Bennett H. Henderson

Bennett Hillsman Henderson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817
Preceded byJohn H. Bowen
Succeeded bySamuel E. Hogg
Personal details
Born(1784-09-05)September 5, 1784
Bedford, Virginia
DiedOctober 1850 (aged 66)
Summitville, Tennessee
Political partyDemocratic-Republican

Bennett Hillsman Henderson, (September 5, 1784 – October 1850) was an American politician who represented Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives.[1]

Biography[edit]

Henderson was born on September 5, 1784, in Bedford, Virginia son of William and Lockey Henderson. His family moved to Tennessee about 1790.[2] He was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fourteenth Congress, which lasted from March 4, 1815 to March 3, 1817. He served from December 4, 1815 to March 3, 1817.[3]

Death[edit]

Henderson died in Summitville, Tennessee. The date of his death and the place of interrment is unknown.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bennett H. Henderson". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Bennett H. Henderson". Ancestry.com. Archived from the original on 3 June 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Bennett H. Henderson". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Bennett H. Henderson". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 11 February 2013.

External links[edit]


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John H. Bowen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th congressional district

1815-1817
Succeeded by
Samuel E. Hogg

He is buried in Somerville Cemetery, Somerville, Fayette Co., Tenn. He has a tombstone which is pictured on find a grave.