Archibald HENDERSON, Congress, NC (1768-1822)


HENDERSON, Archibald, a Representative from North Carolina; born near Williamsborough, Granville County, N.C., August 7, 1768; attended the common schools and was graduated from Springer College; moved to Salisbury, N.C., about 1790; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Salisbury; clerk and master in equity 1795-1798; elected as a Federalist to the Sixth and Seventh Congresses (March 4, 1799-March 3, 1803); member of the State house of commons 1807-1809, 1814, 1819, and 1820; resumed the practice of law in Salisbury, N.C., and died there October 21, 1822; interment in the City Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present