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Samuel HENDERSON

(1764-1841)

HENDERSON, Samuel, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in England November 27, 1764; attended school in England; immigrated to the United States in 1782 and settled in Montgomery, Pa.; owned and operated the Henderson Marble Quarries in Montgomery County, Pa.; elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Jonathan Roberts and served from October 11, 1814, to March 3, 1815; resumed former business pursuits; died on his estate at Upper Merion, Montgomery County, Pa., November 17, 1841; interment in the family burying ground, Montgomery County, Pa.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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