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Catalog Number 00112
Object Name Portrait
Description David Bremner Henderson by Freeman Thorpe. 1840-1906. Soldier, lawyer, statesman. Born in Old Deer, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, March 14, 1840. Removed to America, 1846, settled in Illinois, then to Fayette County, Iowa, 1849. Lieutenant, Co. C, 12th Iowa Infantry and Colonel 46th Iowa Infantry, Civil War. Commenced the practice of law in Dubuque after admittance to the bar in 1865. Collector of Internal Revenue, 1865-1869. Assistant United States District Attorney for Northern District of Iowa, 1869-1871. United States Congressman, 1883-1903; Speaker of House, 1899-1903. Died in Dubuque, Iowa, February 25, 1906. 45'' x 36''
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