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Henry Dodge

Born: Oct 12, 1782

Death: Jun 19, 1867

Birthplace: Vincennes

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Henry Dodge

Date of Birth : Oct 12, 1782
Date of Death : Jun 19, 1867
Birth Place : Vincennes

Henry Dodge was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, Territorial Governor of Wisconsin and a veteran of the Black Hawk War. His son was Augustus C. Dodge with whom he served in the U.S. Senate, the first, and so far only, father-son pair to serve concurrently. Henry Dodge was the half brother of Lewis F. Linn. James Clarke, the Governor of Iowa Territory, was the son-in-law of Henry Dodge.

Profession


  • Politician
  • Soldier

Spouse


  • Christiana McDonald

Children


  • Augustus C. Dodge
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