E. Stevens Henry

Edward Stevens Henry ( born February 10, 1836 in Gill, Franklin County, Massachusetts, † October 10, 1921 in Rockville, Connecticut ) was an American politician. Between 1895 and 1913 he represented the first electoral district of the state of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Henry Stevens came at a young age to Rockville in Connecticut. There he attended the public schools. After that he acted with haberdashery. Since 1870 until his death in 1921, also during his political activities, he was Senior Director of Finance of the People's Savings Bank in Rockville.

Henry was a member of the Republican Party. In 1883 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Connecticut, from 1887 to 1888 he was a member of the State Senate. In 1888 he was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Chicago, at the Benjamin Harrison was nominated as a presidential candidate. From 1889 to 1893 was Henry Treasury of Connecticut, from 1894 to 1895, he served as mayor of Rockville.

In the congressional elections of 1894 he was in the first district of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the Democrats Lewis Sperry on March 4, 1895. After eight re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1913 a total of nine contiguous legislatures. From 1907 to 1911 he was chairman of the Committee for the control of expenditure on state property. In 1912, Henry opted not to run again.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Stevens Henry committed himself again to his private business in Rockville. There he is also deceased in October 1921.