This Biography is about one of the best 21st Vice President of the U.S.A. Thomas A. Hendricks including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…
|Biography Of Thomas A. Hendricks|
|Real Name||Thomas A. Hendricks|
|Nick Name||Thomas Hendricks|
|Famous as||21st Vice President of the U.S.A.|
|Political ideology||Political party – Democratic|
|Personal life of Thomas A. Hendricks|
|Born on||07 September 1819|
|Died At Age||66|
|Died on||25 November 1885|
|Place of death||Indianapolis|
|Personal Fact of Thomas A. Hendricks|
Thomas Andrew Hendricks was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 21st Vice President of the United States; from March 1885 to November 1885. Born to a farmer in Ohio, Hendricks was brought up in Shelby County in Indiana, and graduated from Hanover College. Upon finishing his college, Hendricks studied law, passed the bar exam and established a law practice in Indiana.
Later, he was elected to the Indiana legislature as a member of the Democratic Party and served as one of Indiana’s representatives in the United States Congress for several years. Thereafter, he was appointed commissioner in the United States General Land Office and later, during the American Civil War, Hendricks served as a United States Senator of Indiana.He was able to gain much national recognition while serving in the U.S. Senate during the late 1860s.Following the civil war, he served as the first Democrat elected governor of a Northern state, from January 1873 to January 1877.
Although the Democratic Party lost the 1876 elections where Hendricks was its vice presidential nominee, the party once again selected him as its candidate for the vice presidency in the 1884 general elections. This time, with Cleveland as the party’s presidential candidate, Hendricks emerged victorious in a very close race. Unfortunately, Hendricks was not able to remain as vice president for long and within nine months of his inauguration, his health deteriorated and he died in his sleep
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