Samuel Henderson

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Samuel Henderson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 2nd district
In office
October 11, 1814 – March 3, 1815
Preceded bySee below
Succeeded bySee below
Personal details
Born(1764-11-27)November 27, 1764
DiedNovember 17, 1841(1841-11-17) (aged 76)
Upper Merion, Pennsylvania
Political partyFederalist

Samuel Henderson (November 27, 1764 – November 17, 1841) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.


Samuel Henderson was born and attended school in England. He immigrated to the United States in 1782 and settled in Montgomery, Pennsylvania. He owned and operated the Henderson Marble Quarries in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Henderson was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Jonathan Roberts. He died on his estate at Upper Merion, Pennsylvania, in 1841. Interment in the family burying ground in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.


  • United States Congress. "Samuel Henderson (id: H000487)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jonathan Roberts
Roger Davis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district


alongside: Roger Davis

Succeeded by
William Darlington
John Hahn