Bennett H. Henderson

Bennett Hillsman Henderson, (September 5, 1784 – October 1850) was an American politician who represented Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives.[1]

Bennett Hillsman Henderson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817
Preceded byJohn H. Bowen
Succeeded bySamuel E. Hogg
Personal details
Born(1784-09-05)September 5, 1784
Bedford, Virginia
DiedOctober 1850 (aged 66)
Summitville, Tennessee
Political partyDemocratic-Republican


Henderson was born on September 5, 1784, in Bedford, Virginia son of William and Lockey Henderson. His family moved to Tennessee about 1790.[2] He was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fourteenth Congress, which lasted from March 4, 1815 to March 3, 1817. He served from December 4, 1815 to March 3, 1817.[3]


Henderson died in Summitville, Tennessee. The date of his death and the place of interrment is unknown.[4]


  1. ^ "Bennett H. Henderson". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Bennett H. Henderson". Archived from the original on 3 June 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Bennett H. Henderson". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Bennett H. Henderson". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 11 February 2013.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John H. Bowen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th congressional district

Succeeded by
Samuel E. Hogg

He is buried in Somerville Cemetery, Somerville, Fayette Co., Tenn. He has a tombstone which is pictured on find a grave.