Henry F. West

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Henry F. West (b. 14 March 1796 – Oct. 1856, Indianapolis)[1] was the fifth mayor of the city of Indianapolis, Indiana. West, a Democrat, took office in 1856 but died a few months into his term.[2]


  1. ^ Woodbridge Dwight, Benjamin (1874). The history of the descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Mass, Volume 1. J. F. Trow & son, printers and bookbinders. p. 440. 
  2. ^ David J. Bodenhamer; Robert Graham Barrows; David Gordon Vanderstel (1994). The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis. Indiana University Press. p. 478. ISBN 978-0-253-31222-8.