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Henry Clay Loudenslager (May 22, 1852 – August 12, 1911) was an American Republican Party politician from New Jersey who represented the 1st congressional district from 1893 to 1911.

Henry Clay Loudenslager
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1893 – August 12, 1911
Preceded byChristopher A. Bergen
Succeeded byWilliam J. Browning
Personal details
BornMay 22, 1852
Mauricetown, New Jersey
DiedAugust 12, 1911(1911-08-12) (aged 59)
Paulsboro, New Jersey
Political partyRepublican


Loudenslager was born in Mauricetown, New Jersey (now part of Commercial Township) on May 22, 1852. He moved with his parents to Paulsboro, New Jersey in 1856, where he attended the common schools. He engaged in the produce commission business in Philadelphia from 1872 to 1882, and was county clerk of Gloucester County, New Jersey from 1882 to 1892.

Loudenslager was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1893, until his death in Paulsboro on August 12, 1911. He was chairman of the Committee on Pensions (Fifty-fourth through Sixty-first Congresses). He was interred in Eglington Cemetery in Clarksboro.

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  • United States Congress. "Henry C. Loudenslager (id: L000450)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Henry Clay Loudenslager at The Political Graveyard
  • Henry C. Loudenslager at Find a Grave
  • Henry C. Loudenslager, late a representative from New Jersey, Memorial addresses delivered in the House of Representatives and Senate frontispiece 1913
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Christopher A. Bergen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1893–August 12, 1911
Succeeded by
William J. Browning