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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

References

  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

1799–1803
Succeeded by
Willis Alston


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