E. Stevens Henry
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Connecticut's 1st district
March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1913
|3rd Mayor of Rockville, Connecticut|
|44th Treasurer of Connecticut|
January 10, 1889 - January 4, 1893
|Marvin H. Sanger|
|Member of the Connecticut Senate|
|Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives|
|Born||February 10, 1836|
|Died||October 10, 1921 (aged 85)|
Edward Stevens Henry (February 10, 1836 - October 10, 1921) was an American businessman and politician from Connecticut who served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district from 1895 to 1913. He also served as the 44th Treasurer of Connecticut from 1889 to 1893 and in the Connecticut House of Representatives, the Connecticut Senate and as mayor of Rockville, Connecticut.
Henry was born in the town of Gill, Massachusetts and moved with his parents at age 13 to Rockville, Connecticut in 1849. He attended the public schools and engaged in the dry-goods business. He was the organizer of the People's Saving Bank in Rockville and Treasurer from 1870 to 1921. He was a farmer and breeder of thoroughbred stock.
He served as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1883 and of the Connecticut Senate from 1887 to 1888. He served as delegate at large to the Republican National Convention in 1888, Treasurer of the State of Connecticut from 1889 to 1893 and as the 3rd mayor of Rockville from 1894 to 1895.
Henry was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1913). He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings (Sixtieth and Sixty-first Congresses). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1912.
Henry Park in Rockville, Connecticut is located on land donated by Henry and named in his honor.
This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.
|Connecticut House of Representatives|
|| Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
|Connecticut State Senate|
|| Member of the Connecticut Senate
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 1st congressional district
| Connecticut State Treasurer
Marvin H. Sanger
|| Mayor of Rockville, Connecticut