David B. Henderson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


David B. Henderson

Union Army soldier

Date of Birth: 14-Mar-1840

Place of Birth: Old Deer, Scotland, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 25-Feb-1906

Profession: lawyer, politician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About David B. Henderson

  • David Bremner Henderson (March 14, 1840 – February 25, 1906), a ten-term Republican Congressman from Dubuque, Iowa, was the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1899 to 1903.
  • He was the first Congressman from west of the Mississippi River, the last Civil War veteran, the second foreign-born person (after Charles Frederick Crisp), and so far the only Iowan to serve as Speaker.

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