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Anthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884

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Personal name headingAnthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884
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See alsoRhode Island. Governor (1849-1851 : Anthony)
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Birth date1815-04-01
Death date1884-09-02
Place of birthCoventry (R.I.)
Place of deathProvidence (R.I.)
AffiliationBrown University
Providence Journal Company
United States. Congress. Senate
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Profession or occupationLegislators
Found innuc88-97408: His Memorial addresses on several occasions [MI] 1875 (hdg. on CtY rept.: Anthony, Henry Bowen, 1815-1884; usage: Henry B. Anthony)
NUCMC data from R.I. Hist. Soc. for Aldrich family. Papers, 1743-1953 (Henry B. Anthony; U.S. senator from R.I.)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, January 20, 2016 : (Anthony, Henry Bowen, a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Coventry, R.I., April 1, 1815; attended a private school in Providence, R.I.; graduated from Brown University in 1833; editor of the Providence Journal in 1838, and afterwards became one of its owners; elected Governor of Rhode Island in 1849 and reelected in 1850; declined to be a candidate for renomination; resumed editorial pursuits; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1858, reelected in 1864, 1870, 1876 and 1882, and served from March 4, 1859, until his death in Providence, R.I., on September 2, 1884; President pro tempore of the Senate (Forty-first to Forty-third Congresses); chairman, Republican Conference (Thirty-seventh to Forty-eighth Congresses), Committee on Printing (Thirty-seventh to Forty-ninth Congresses), Committee on Revolutionary Claims (Forty-second and Forty-eighth Congresses); interment in Swan Point Cemetery in Providence.)
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