David W. Henry collection
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Some of Henry’s correspondents were George M. Allen, W. T. Durbin, Charles W. Fairbanks, David N. Foster, J. Frank Hanly, and J. A. Hemenway.
- 1898-1925, bulk 1898-1900
- Henry, David William, 1852-1929 (Person)
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Henry taught school sporadically until entering the Central Law School (Indianapolis). He graduated in 1881 and settled in Terre Haute where he began practicing law at the law office of Davis & Davis. He served as the prosecuting attorney for the 43rd Judicial Circuit from 1884 to 1888, after which he returned to general practice. Henry also served as judge of the Vigo County Superior Court from 1894 to 1897. After leaving the bench, he was appointed Collector of Internal Revenue. He was active in Republican politics throughout his career. Henry retired due to illness four years before his death on June 7, 1929.
Cumback, Will and J. B. Maynard, eds. Men of Progress. Indiana. A Selected List of Biographical Sketches and Portraits of the Leaders in Business, Professional and Official Life. Indianapolis: The Indianapolis Sentinel Company, 1899.
Indiana Biography Series. Vol. 4, p. 18, 82. Indiana State Library
0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)
- David W. Henry collection
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