Bennett H. Henderson

Bennett H. Henderson ( born September 5, 1784 in Bedford, Virginia; † in Summitville, Tennessee ) was an American politician. Between 1815 and 1817 he represented the state of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Bennett Henderson was born in Virginia and moved to the State of Tennessee, where he became a member of which was founded by President Thomas Jefferson Democratic-Republican Party later. In the congressional elections of 1814, he was the second deputy's mandate of Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John Sevier on March 4, 1815. Until March 3, 1817, he was able to complete a term in Congress. Then Samuel E. Hogg took over his position.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives, the trace of Bennett Henderson loses. In the sources is only noted that he died in Summitville.