Henry Adams Bellows

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This article is about the Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. For the broadcasting executive and translator, see Henry Adams Bellows (businessman).
Portrait by Adna Tenney (1810–1900).

Henry Adams Bellows (1803–1873) was a lawyer, state legislator, and jurist born in Rockingham, Vermont. He was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives from Litteleton in 1839. He was subsequently elected again to the House from Concord in 1856–1857, and served as Chairman of the Judiciary Committee. On 23 September 1859 he was appointed to the New Hampshire Supreme Court, where he served as a justice from 1859 to 1869 and Chief Justice from 1869 until his death in 1873.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Ira Perley
Chief Justice of the New Hampshire
Superior Court of Judicature

1869-1873
Succeeded by
Jonathan Everett Sargent