Henry P. Haun
|Henry Peter Haun|
|United States Senator
November 3, 1859 – March 4, 1860
|Preceded by||David C. Broderick|
|Succeeded by||Milton Latham|
January 18, 1815|
Scott County, Kentucky
|Died||June 6, 1860
Henry Peter Haun (January 18, 1815 – June 6, 1860) was a California Judge and U.S. Senator from California. He was appointed by Governor John Bigler to serve out Senator David C. Broderick's term following his predecessor's death in a duel.
Haun was born to John Haun and wife Katherine Winter Haun at Haun's Mill near Lexington, Kentucky. On October 27, 1848 he married a cousin, Catherine Haun. The couple traveled overland to California during the gold rush of 1849. They had two children, Kate (b. 1851) and David Rose (b. 1853).
In 1846 he was the delegate of the Iowa Constitutional Convention.
From 1851 to 1854 he was justice for the Yuba County Court.
1859 - 1860
From November 1859 to February 1860 he served as senator.
- Henry P. Haun at Find a Grave
- Women's diaries of the westward journey / [collected by] Lillian Schlissel ; preface by Carl N. Degler
- Haun Collection Archive
- Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California, with Other Sketches / by Stephen Johnson Field, George C. Gorham
- "Henry P. Haun". Join California. Retrieved 3 August 2012.
|United States Senate|
David C. Broderick
|U.S. Senator (Class 1) from California
Served alongside: William M. Gwin
Milton S. Latham
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