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Henry Bedinger
Birth: Feb. 3, 1812
Shepherdstown
Jefferson County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1858
Shepherdstown
Jefferson County
West Virginia, USA

U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1832 and commenced ti practice law in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. In 1845, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Congresses, serving until 1849. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, President Franklin Pierce appointed him Chargé d’Affaires and U.S, Minster to Denmark, serving (1853-58). Returning to America, he died a few months later from pneumonia at age 46. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Daniel Bedinger (1760 - 1817)
  Sarah Rutherford Bedinger (1771 - 1844)
 
 Spouses:
  Margaret Rust Bedinger (1818 - 1843)*
  Caroline Bowne Lawrence Bedinger (1827 - 1869)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Rust Bedinger (____ - 1844)*
  George Rust Bedinger (1840 - 1863)*
  Virginia Bedinger Michie (1842 - 1919)*
  Henry Bedinger (1853 - 1935)*
  Caroline Dane Bedinger Dandridge (1854 - 1913)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Conrad Bedinger Washington (1793 - 1837)*
  Daniel Bedinger (1804 - 1839)*
  Virginia Ann Bedinger Lucas (1808 - 1840)*
  Henrietta Bedinger Lee (1810 - 1898)*
  Henry Bedinger (1812 - 1858)
  Edwin Gray Bedinger (1814 - 1835)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Shepherdstown
Jefferson County
West Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 25, 2003
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