Henry William Connor

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Henry William Connor (1793–1866) was a Congressional Representative from North Carolina; born near Amelia Courthouse, Prince George County, Virginia, August 5, 1793; was graduated from South Carolina College at Columbia in 1812; served as aide-de-camp to Brig. Gen. Joseph Graham with rank of major in the expedition against the Creek Indians in 1814; settled in Falls Town, North Carolina; engaged in planting; elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Seventeenth Congress; elected as a Jackson Republican to the Eighteenth Congress; elected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth through the Twenty-fourth Congresses, and elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1821-March 3, 1841); chairman, Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads (Twenty-second through Twenty-fifth Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1840; member of the State senate 1848-1850; died at Beatties Ford, North Carolina, January 6, 1866; interment in Rehobeth Methodist Church Cemetery, near Sherrills Ford, North Carolina

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