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Library > Collections & Services > Collections > Rare Books & Manuscripts > Indiana Lawyers and Judges > Hoosier Legal Literaries > David William Henry David William Henry

10 Oct. 1852 - 7 June 1929

David W. Henry was born in Achor, Ohio. After attending law school in Indianapolis, Henry settled in Terre Haute where he was active as a lawyer and judge throughout his life. Henry married Virginia Thompson, daughter of another prominent Hoosier lawyer, Richard Wigginton Thompson. After leaving the bench in 1897, Henry was appointed Collector of Internal Revenue. Two of Henry's addresses were published, both of which dealt with prominent Americans.

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Abraham Lincoln: An Address Delivered by Hon. David W. Henry in Terre Haute, Indiana, February 12, 1925. Terre Haute, IN, 1925. [ISL call number: Ip 815 H521 no. 1]
Richard W. Thompson Memorial. St. Joseph, MI, 1906.