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  Grider, Henry
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AffiliationConservative   
NameHenry Grider
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Bowling Green, Kentucky , United States
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Born July 16, 1796
DiedSeptember 07, 1866 (70 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Aug 19, 2015 07:40pm
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InfoGRIDER, Henry, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Garrard County, Ky., July 16, 1796; pursued an academic course; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Bowling Green, Ky.; served in the War of 1812; member of the Kentucky state house of representatives in 1827 and 1831; served in the Kentucky state senate 1833-1837; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1847); elected as a Unionist to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses and as a Democrat to the Thirty-ninth Congress and served from March 4, 1861, until his death in Bowling Green, Ky., September 7, 1866; interment in Old College Street Cemetery.


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  08/07/1865 KY - District 03 Won 57.27% (+14.54%)
  08/03/1863 KY - District 03 Won 87.00% (+74.00%)
  06/20/1861 KY - District 03 Won 76.95% (+53.90%)
  08/04/1845 KY - District 03 Won 55.95% (+11.91%)
  08/07/1843 KY - District 03 Won 51.55% (+3.10%)
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US House Speaker - Dec 07, 1863 C Robert Mallory