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Edward Stevens Henry (February 10, 1836 – October 10, 1921) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.

E. Stevens Henry
Edward Stevens Henry (Connecticut Congressman).jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1913
Preceded byLewis Sperry
Succeeded byAugustine Lonergan
44th Treasurer of Connecticut
In office
January 10, 1889 – January 4, 1893
GovernorMorgan Bulkeley
Preceded byAlexander Warner
Succeeded byMarvin H. Sanger
Member of the Indiana Senate
In office
Member of the Indiana House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born(1836-02-10)February 10, 1836
Gill, Massachusetts
DiedOctober 10, 1921(1921-10-10) (aged 85)
Rockville, Connecticut
Political partyRepublican

Born in the town of Gill, Massachusetts, Henry moved to Rockville, Connecticut. He attended the public schools. He engaged in the dry-goods business. Treasurer of the People's Saving Bank, Rockville from 1870 to 1921. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1883. He served in the State senate in 1887 and 1888. He served as delegate at large to the Republican National Convention in 1888. Treasurer of the State of Connecticut 1889-1893. He served as mayor of Rockville in 1894 and 1895.

Henry was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1913). He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings (Sixtieth and Sixty-first Congresses). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1912. He resumed his former mercantile pursuits in Rockville, Connecticut where he died on October 10, 1921. He was interred in Grove Hill Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "E. Stevens Henry (id: H000505)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • E. Stevens Henry at Find a Grave

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Political offices
Preceded by
Alexander Warner
Connecticut State Treasurer
Succeeded by
Marvin H. Sanger
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Lewis Sperry
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
Augustine Lonergan