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Preceded by  William N. Sweeney
Name  Henry McHenry
Party  Democratic Party
Political party  Democratic

Resting place  Oakwood Cemetery
Parents  John H. McHenry
Succeeded by  John Y. Brown
Role  U.S. representative
Resigned  March 3, 1873
Henry D. McHenry
Born  February 27, 1826 Hartford, Kentucky (1826-02-27)
Relations  Son of John Hardin McHenry
Alma mater  Transylvania University
Died  December 17, 1890, Hartford, Kentucky, United States

Education  Transylvania University

Henry Davis McHenry (February 27, 1826 – December 17, 1890) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, son of John Hardin McHenry.

Born in Hartford, Kentucky, McHenry attended the public schools at Hartford, and was graduated from the law department of Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, in 1845. He was admitted to the bar in 1845 and commenced practice in Hartford. He served as member of the Kentucky House of Representatives 1851-1853 and 1865-1867. He served in the Kentucky State Senate 1861-1865. He served as member of the Democratic National Committee from 1872 until his death.

McHenry was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress (March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873). He resumed the practice of his profession in Hartford. He served as delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1890. He died in Hartford, Kentucky, December 17, 1890. He was interred in Oakwood Cemetery. The town of McHenry, Kentucky is named in his honor.

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