Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Hendrick, John Kerr

Hendrick, John Kerr, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Caswell County, N.C., October 10, 1849; moved with his parents to Logan County and later to Todd County, Ky.; attended private schools and Bethel College, Russellville, Ky.; moved to Crittenden County, Ky., in 1869 and engaged in teaching school; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1874 and commenced practice in Smithland, Ky.; prosecuting attorney of Livingston County 1878-1886; member of the State senate 1887-1891; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at St. Louis in 1888; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1897); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1896; resumed the practice of law in Paducah, Ky., where he died June 20, 1921; interment in Maplelawn Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Hendrick, John Kerr," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1298 Original Sources, accessed August 12, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4BHCEXJD4W3I1VJ.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Hendrick, John Kerr." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1298, Original Sources. 12 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4BHCEXJD4W3I1VJ.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Hendrick, John Kerr' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1298. Original Sources, retrieved 12 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4BHCEXJD4W3I1VJ.