Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States

Edited by: Lalor, John J.
(?-1899)
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1881
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New York: Maynard, Merrill, and Co.
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1899
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Includes articles by Frédéric Bastiat, Gustave de Molinari, Henry George, J. B. Say, Francis A. Walker, and more.
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HENDRICKS

II.144.1

HENDRICKS, Thomas Anderson, was born in Muskingum county, Ohio, Sept. 17, 1819, removed to Shelby county, Indiana, in 1822, was graduated at Hanover college in 1841, and was admitted to the bar in 1843. He was a member of the state house of representatives in 1848, and of the senate in 1850; was a democratic congressman 1851-5, commissioner of the land office 1855-9, and United States senator 1863-9. In 1859 and 1868 he was defeated as the democratic candidate for governor of Indiana; in 1872 he was elected (see INDIANA); and in 1876 he was the democratic candidate for the vice-presidency. (See DEMOCRATIC PARTY, VI.)

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