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James Henry Dickey Henderson

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Born: July 23, 1810

Birthplace: Salem, Kentucky

Father: James Henderson 1770 – 1866

Mother: Mary Little

Wife: Mary E. Fisher 1820 – 1890
(Buried: Eugene Pioneer Cemetery, Eugene, Oregon)​

Children:

Ellen Eudora “Dora” Henderson Peters 1853 – 1938​
(Buried: Eugene Pioneer Cemetery, Eugene, Oregon)​

Political Party: Republican Party

Occupation before War:


1843 – 1851: Minister of church in Washington County, Pennsylvania​
Publisher of Literary Magazine in the State of Missouri​
Farmer specializing in fruits in Eugene, Oregon​
1859: Superintendent of Lane County, Oregon Public Schools​

Civil War Career:

1865 – 1867: United States Congressman from Oregon​
1865 – 1867: Member of House Indian Affairs Committee​
1865 – 1867: Member of House Mines and Mining Committee​
1865 – 1867: Member of House Pacific Railroad Committee​

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1867: United States Congressman from Oregon​
1865 – 1867: Member of House Indian Affairs Committee​
1865 – 1867: Member of House Mines and Mining Committee​
1865 – 1867: Member of House Pacific Railroad Committee​
1866: Unsuccessful Candidate for re-nomination to U.S. Congress
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1867 – 1885: Farmer, Lecturer, and Preacher in the State of Oregon​

Died:
December 13, 1885

Place of Death: Eugene, Oregon

Age at time of Death: 75 years old

Burial Place: Eugene Pioneer Cemetery, Eugene, Oregon
 
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