Thomas A. Hendricks

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Thomas A. Hendricks
21st Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1885 – November 25, 1885
PresidentGrover Cleveland
Preceded byChester A. Arthur
Succeeded byLevi P. Morton
16th Governor of Indiana
In office
January 13, 1873 – January 8, 1877
LieutenantLeonidas Sexton
Preceded byConrad Baker
Succeeded byJames D. Williams
United States Senator
from Indiana
In office
March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1869
Preceded byDavid Turpie
Succeeded byDaniel D. Pratt
Personal details
Born(1819-09-07)September 7, 1819[1]
Fultonham, Ohio
DiedNovember 25, 1885(1885-11-25) (aged 66)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Eliza C. Morgan Hendricks
Alma materHanover College

Thomas Andrews Hendricks (September 7, 1819 – November 25, 1885)[1] was a U.S. representative and a senator from Indiana, a governor of Indiana, and the twenty-first vice president of the United States (serving with Grover Cleveland).

Hendricks died in his sleep at home in Indianapolis on November 25, 1885.[2] Following his death, Congress changed the order of succession for the presidency by removing the leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Biography of Thomas A Hendricks". Archived from the original on 2006-10-30. Retrieved 2007-01-04.
  2. "U.S. Senate: Thomas A. Hendricks, 21st Vice President (1885)". Retrieved 2020-05-23.