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Archibald Henderson (politician)

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Archibald Henderson (politician)

Archibald Henderson (August 7, 1768 – October 21, 1822) was a Congressional Representative from North Carolina; born near Williamsboro, Granville County, North Carolina, August 7, 1768; attended the common schools, and was graduated from Springer College; moved to Salisbury, North Carolina, about 1790; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Salisbury; clerk and master in equity 1795-1798; elected as a Federalist to the Sixth and Seventh Congresses (March 4, 1799 – March 3, 1803); member of the State House of Commons 1807-1809, 1814, 1819, and 1820; resumed the practice of law in Salisbury, N.C., and died there October 21, 1822; interment in the City Cemetery.

He was the son of Richard Henderson, the brother of Leonard Henderson, and father-in-law of Nathaniel Boyden.[1]

The Archibald Henderson Law Office at Salisbury was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[2]

See also


  1. ^ John B. Wells, III (July 1971). "Archibald Henderson Law Office" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-02-01. 
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  

External links

  • U.S. Congress Biographical Directory entry
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Matthew Locke
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Willis Alston

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