Henderson H. Carson

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Henderson Haverfield Carson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
In office
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945
Preceded by William R. Thom
Succeeded by William R. Thom
In office
January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949
Preceded by William R. Thom
Succeeded by John McSweeney
Personal details
Born (1893-10-25)October 25, 1893
Cadiz, Ohio
Died October 5, 1971(1971-10-05) (aged 77)
Canton, Ohio
Resting place West Lawn Cemetery
Political party Republican
Alma mater

Henderson Haverfield Carson (October 25, 1893 – October 5, 1971) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born on a farm near Cadiz, Ohio, Carson attended the public and high schools. Cleveland (Ohio) Law School and Baldwin-Wallace College at Berea, Ohio, LL.B., 1919. He became affiliated with the legal department of the Pennsylvania Railroad Co. in 1915. Enlisted in the Field Artillery in 1918. He was transferred to Base Hospital, One Hundred and Nineteenth Unit, Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky, and served there until honorably discharged in 1919 as a corporal. He was admitted to the bar in 1919 and commenced practice in Canton, Ohio, in 1922. He served as member of the faculty of McKinley Law School 1926-1942, where he received his J.D. degree.

Carson was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth Congress (January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944 to the Seventy-ninth Congress.

Carson was elected to the Eightieth Congress (January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress. He resumed the practice of law in Canton, Ohio, and Washington, D.C.. Resided in Canton, Ohio, where he died October 5, 1971. He was interred in West Lawn Cemetery.

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