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John Karr Hendrick
Birth: Oct. 20, 1849
Caswell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 1921
Paducah
McCracken County
Kentucky, USA

U.S. Congressman, Attorney. Born in Caswell County, North Carolina, he moved to Logan County, Kentucky with his parents when he was a child and later resettled in Todd County. After receiving an education at private schools in Todd County, he attended Bethel College in Russellville, Kentucky where he graduated in 1869. He then moved to Crittenden County, taught school while studying law, and also served as deputy sheriff. Hendrick moved to Livingston County in 1871 to study law under his uncle, Judge Caswell Bennett, and was admitted to the bar in 1873. He commenced to practice as an attorney in Smithland, Kentucky and established a law firm with his partner, Captain J. W. Bush. Hendrick was elected as Livingston County's Prosecuting Attorney and served in that capacity from 1878 to 1886. He was elected to the Kentucky Senate in 1887 and served until 1891. He was also a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1888. Elected as a Democrat to represent Kentucky's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1895 to 1897. Hendrick was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1896 and moved to Paducah, Kentucky after leaving office to resume his legal profession. He died in Paducah in 1921 when he was 71 years old. (bio by: K Guy) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Louisa A. Grayot Hendrick (1860 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Alfred Grayot Hendrick (1878 - 1953)*
  William Reed Hendrick (1881 - 1952)*
  Cavitt Cruce Hendrick (1884 - 1885)*
  Harry Duley Hendrick (1886 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maplelawn Park Cemetery
Paducah
McCracken County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Sec A, Lot 22, gr 1
 
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Record added: Jul 24, 2007
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Rest in peace and thank you for your service.
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