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David B. Henderson

Born: Mar 14, 1840

Death: Feb 25, 1906

Birthplace: Old Deer

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

David B. Henderson

Date of Birth : Mar 14, 1840
Date of Death : Feb 25, 1906
Birth Place : Old Deer

David Bremner Henderson, a ten-term Republican Congressman from Dubuque, Iowa, was the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1899 to 1903. He was the first Congressman from west of the Mississippi River, the last Civil War veteran, the second foreign-born person, and so far the only Iowan to serve as Speaker.


  • Lawyer
  • Politician

Also known as

  • David Henderson
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