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Henry Bedinger

  • Birth 3 Feb 1812 Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 26 Nov 1858 Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 7618648

U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1832 and commenced ti practice law in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. In 1845, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses, serving until 1849. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, President Franklin Pierce appointed him Chargé d’Affaires and U.S, Minster to Denmark, serving (1853-58). Returning to America, he died a few months later from pneumonia at age 46.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 25 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7618648
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Bedinger (3 Feb 1812–26 Nov 1858), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7618648, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .