William Tandy Senter

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William Tandy Senter
United States Representative
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
Preceded by Abraham McClellan
Succeeded by William M. Cocke
Personal details
Born (1801-05-12)May 12, 1801
Bean Station, Tennessee
Died August 23, 1848(1848-08-23) (aged 47)
Panther Springs, Hamblen County, Tennessee
Political party Whig
Spouse(s) Nancy White Senter
Children William Tandy Senter, Dewitt Clinton Senter
Profession Methodist Minister



Religion Methodist

William Tandy Senter (May 12, 1801 - August 23, 1848) was an American politician that represented Tennessee's second district in the United States House of Representatives.


Senter was born at Bean Station, Tennessee on May 12, 1801. He attended the common schools, and engaged in agricultural pursuits as well as holding several local offices. He married Nancy White.[1]


A minister in the Holston Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Senter was also a member of the State constitutional convention, which met at Nashville from May 19 to August 30, 1834.[2]

Senter was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth Congress, and served from March 4, 1843 to March 3, 1845.[3]

After his service, Senter resumed agricultural and ministerial work at Panther Springs, Hamblen County, Tennessee.


Senter died at Panther Springs on August 23, 1848. He is interred at Senter Memorial Church Cemetery.[4]


  1. ^ "William Tandy Senter". Tennessee State Library and Archives. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "William Tandy Senter". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "William Tandy Senter". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "William Tandy Senter". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 

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