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
June 6, 1860 (aged 45)|
|Parents||John Haun and Katherine Winter Haun|
Henry Peter Haun (January 18, 1815 – June 6, 1860) was a California Judge, farmer, 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. The Haun Collection archive spans more than 100 years in the life of the Haun family, from the Gold Rush to the Civil War to the early 20th century. The collection is housed at the Plumas County Museum in Quincy, CA.
- 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.
David C. Broderick
| U.S. Senator (Class 1) from California
Served alongside: William M. Gwin
Milton S. Latham
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