Henry C. Loudenslager

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Henry Clay Loudenslager
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1893 – August 12, 1911
Preceded by Christopher A. Bergen
Succeeded by William J. Browning
Personal details
Born May 22, 1852
Mauricetown, New Jersey
Died August 12, 1911(1911-08-12) (aged 59)
Paulsboro, New Jersey
Nationality American
Political party Republican

Henry Clay Loudenslager (May 22, 1852 – August 12, 1911) was an American Republican Party politician from New Jersey who represented the 1st congressional district from 1893 to 1911.


Loudenslager was born in Mauricetown, New Jersey (now part of Commercial Township) on May 22, 1852. He moved with his parents to Paulsboro, New Jersey in 1856, where he attended the common schools. He engaged in the produce commission business in Philadelphia from 1872 to 1882, and was county clerk of Gloucester County, New Jersey from 1882 to 1892.

Loudenslager was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1893, until his death in Paulsboro on August 12, 1911. He was chairman of the Committee on Pensions (Fifty-fourth through Sixty-first Congresses). He was interred in Eglington Cemetery in Clarksboro.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Christopher A. Bergen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1893–August 12, 1911
Succeeded by
William J. Browning