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  Cheatham, Henry P.
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NameHenry P. Cheatham
Address Vance County
Henderson, North Carolina , United States
EmailNone
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Born December 27, 1857
DiedNovember 29, 1935 (77 years)
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Apr 16, 2016 02:24pm
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InfoCHEATHAM, Henry Plummer, a Representative from North Carolina; born near Henderson, Granville (now Vance) County, N.C., December 27, 1857; attended the public schools, and was graduated from Shaw University, Raleigh, N.C., in 1883; principal in 1883 and 1884 of the State normal school for black students at Plymouth, N.C.; moved to Henderson, N.C., and served as register of deeds of Vance County 1884-1888; studied law but did not practice; delegate to the State convention at Raleigh in 1892; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1892 and 1900; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first and Fifty-second Congresses (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1893); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1892 to the Fifty-third Congress; recorder of deeds of the District of Columbia 1897-1901; moved to Oxford, N.C., in 1907; superintendent of the North Carolina Colored Orphanage at Oxford from 1907 until his death; one of the founders, incorporators, and directors of the same institution, founded in 1887; president of the Negro Association of North Carolina; also engaged in agricultural pursuits and lecturing; died in Oxford, N.C., November 29, 1935; interment in Harrisburg Cemetery.

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