James Alexander Henshall
James Alexander Henshall (February 29, 1836 - April 4, 1925) was an author on fishing. He was known as the "apostle of the black bass". His book Bass, Pike, Perch and other Game Fishes of America (1903) is part of the American Sportsman's Library.
He was born on February 29, 1836 in Baltimore, Maryland to James Gershom Henshall and Clarissa Holt. He married Hester Stansbury Ferguson on June 9, 1854. He died on April 4, 1925 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
- "Dr. James A. Henshall Dies. Noted Authority on Angling and Fish and Their, Habits Was 89". New York Times. April 5, 1925. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
- The sportsman's directory and year book. 1892. "James A. Henshall, popularly known as the "Apostle of the Black Bass," the acknowledged authority on everything pertaining to this excellent game fish, was born and educated in Baltimore, Maryland. He inherited a strong passion for ..."