Robert Kirkland Henry

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Robert Kirkland Henry
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1945 – November 20, 1946
Preceded by Harry Sauthoff
Succeeded by Glenn Robert Davis
Personal details
Born February 9, 1890
Jefferson, Wisconsin
Died November 20, 1946(1946-11-20) (aged 56)
Madison, Wisconsin
Political party Republican

Robert Kirkland Henry (February 9, 1890 – November 20, 1946) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives for Wisconsin. He represented Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district in the 79th United States Congress. He was elected in 1944 and re-elected in 1946 to the 80th Congress, but died before being able to serve. He served from January 3, 1945 until his death on November 20, 1946. He previously served as a Democrat as Wisconsin state treasurer from 1933-1937 before being defeated in 1936 for a third term. He switched to the Republican party and ran in the primary for Governor in 1938, losing to Julius Heil. Henry served on the Wisconsin Banking Commission from 1940-1944. Henry was educated at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and entered the banking business after graduation.[1]


  1. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1946,' biographical sketch of Robert K. Henry, pg. 17, 20
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Harry Sauthoff
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Glenn Robert Davis

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