Henry Buckingham (American publisher)
Henry Buckingham was a newspaper publisher and community promoter in Cloud County, Kansas, USA. He is widely regarded as being the first to publish a newspaper in the county and makes that claim  in an article written by him that was published in 1894. The paper he founded, The Republican Valley Empire was the forerunner to the current publication the Concordia Blade-Empire, a daily newspaper published in Concordia, Kansas.
Buckingham was also instrumental in bringing railroad lines to the county, serving on the board of the Republican Valley Railway Company.
- Bell, Rachel Lowrey (1998a). A Proud Past... A Pictorial History of Concordia, Kansas, Marceline, Missouri: D-Books Publishing.
- Buckingham, Henry, A Brief Account of the Establishment of the First Paper in the Republican and Solomon Valleys, Concordia Empire, June 14, 1894.
- Emery, Janet Pease (1970a). It Takes People to Make a Town, Salina, Kansas: Arrow Printing Company. Library of Congress number 75-135688.