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Thomas J. Henley


Date Party Office Votes Result
03-15-1850 Nonpartisan AD-Sacramento 487 Win

Candidate Biography:

Thomas Jefferson Henley
Born: April 2, 1810 in Richmond, Indiana
Children: Thomas B., Noah W., and Barclay
Died: May 1, 1875 in Mendocino Co., CA

1832: Representative, Indiana House of Representatives [State Legislature]
1830s: Speaker, Indiana House of Representatives [State Legislature]
1843-1849: Member, United States House of Representatives [Indiana]
1852: U.S. Presidential Elector
1856: U.S. Presidential Elector
1856-1857: Post Master of San Francisco, U. S. Post Office Department
1857-1861: Superintendent of Indian Affairs

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []
Source: (Accessed 4/27/2019)