Henderson H. Carson

Henderson Haverfield Carson (October 25, 1893 – October 5, 1971) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born on a farm near Cadiz, Ohio, Carson attended the public and high schools. Cleveland (Ohio) Law School and Baldwin-Wallace College at Berea, Ohio, LL.B., 1919. He became affiliated with the legal department of the Pennsylvania Railroad Co. in 1915. Enlisted in the Field Artillery in 1918. He was transferred to Base Hospital, One Hundred and Nineteenth Unit, Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky, and served there until honorably discharged in 1919 as a corporal. He was admitted to the bar in 1919 and commenced practice in Canton, Ohio, in 1922. He served as member of the faculty of McKinley Law School 1926-1942, where he received his J.D. degree.

Carson was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth Congress (January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944 to the Seventy-ninth Congress.

Carson was elected to the Eightieth Congress (January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress. He resumed the practice of law in Canton, Ohio, and Washington, D.C.. Resided in Canton, Ohio, where he died October 5, 1971. He was interred in West Lawn Cemetery.

Henderson Haverfield Carson
Henderson H. Carson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
In office
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945
Preceded byWilliam R. Thom
Succeeded byWilliam R. Thom
In office
January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1949
Preceded byWilliam R. Thom
Succeeded byJohn McSweeney
Personal details
BornOctober 25, 1893
Cadiz, Ohio
DiedOctober 5, 1971 (aged 77)
Canton, Ohio
Resting placeWest Lawn Cemetery
Political partyRepublican
Alma mater

References

  • United States Congress. "Henderson H. Carson (id: C000192)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  •  This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William R. Thom
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th congressional district

1943-1945
Succeeded by
William R. Thom
Preceded by
William R. Thom
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th congressional district

1947-1949
Succeeded by
John McSweeney

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