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Thomas Andrews Hendricks

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, November 21, 2016
1. Thomas Andrews Hendricks Marker
Plaque 1
Inscription.
Plaque 1
Vice President of the United States
with Democrat President Grover Cleveland, 1885
Born September 7, 1819, near Zanesville, Ohio
Died November 25, 1885, Indianapolis, buried at Crown Hill Cemetery
Represented Shelby County: Indiana House of Representatives, 1848-49
Delegate, State Constitutional Convention, 1850-51
Member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1851-55
Commissioner, U>S> General Land Office, Washington, D.C., 1855-59
United States Senator from Indiana, 1863-69
Governor of Indiana, 1853-77
Plaque 2

Henricks won the popular vote as vice presidential candidate
with Samuel J. Tilden, but lost contested electoral votes
awarded to Rutherford B. Hayes, 1876
Nephew of William Hendricks, Governor of Indiana, 1821-25
Moved to Shelby County Indiana, 1822
Graduated, Hanover College, 1841
Married Eliza C. Morgan, 1845
Lifelong opponent of Republican Oliver P. Morton,
Indiana's Civil War Governor and post-war United States Senator,
whose statue stands on the east side of the Capitol
sculpted by Richard H. Park
erected in 1890, this statue faces toward Shelbyville

Plaque 3

This plaque was mounted in October, 1995
by Governor Evan Bayh,
Lt. Governor Frank O'Brannon
and the Indiana Department
Thomas Andrews Hendricks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 21, 2016
2. Thomas Andrews Hendricks Marker
Plaque 2
of Administration
Text compiled by the State Archives
Indiana Commission on Public Records
F. Gerald Handfield, Jr., and Justin E. Walsh

 
Location. 39° 46.051′ N, 86° 9.72′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Washington Street and North Capitol Street on W. Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Indianapolis IN 46204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indiana State House (within shouting distance of this marker); The National Road (within shouting distance of this marker); State Capitol (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lincoln Funeral Train (about 400 feet away); Oliver Perry Morton (about 400 feet away); Civil War Arsenal 1861 - 1864 (about 400 feet away); Indianapolis Times (about 500 feet away); Griffith Block (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Also see . . .  Tomas Andrews Hendricks - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on November 28, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
Thomas Andrews Hendricks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 21, 2016
3. Thomas Andrews Hendricks Marker
Plaque 3
Thomas Andrews Hendricks Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 21, 2016
4. Thomas Andrews Hendricks Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 28, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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