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Augustine Henry Shepperd (February 24, 1792 – July 11, 1864) was a Congressional Representative from North Carolina; born in Rockford, North Carolina, February 24, 1792; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Surry County, North Carolina; member of the State house of representatives 1822-1826; elected to the Twentieth through Twenty-third Congresses and elected as a Whig to the Twenty-fourth and Twenty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1839); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (Twenty-first Congress), Committee on Expenditures in the Department of War (Twenty-second Congress), Committee on Expenditures in the Department of State (Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1838 to the Twenty-sixth Congress; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843); chairman, Committee on Public Expenditures (Twenty-seventh Congress); elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth and Thirty-first Congresses (March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1851); declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1850; resumed the practice of his profession; died at "Good Spring," Salem, North Carolina, July 11, 1864; interment in Salem Cemetery.

Shepperd was the father of Mary Frances ("Fanny") Shepperd, the wife of Confederate General William Dorsey Pender.

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