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James Henry Lane

James Henry Lane, American senator. member city council; member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Indiana, 33d Congress, 1853-1855; member United States Senate from Kansas, April 4, 1861-July 11, 1866.

Background

  • Lane, James Henry was born on June 22, 1814 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, United States. Son of Amos Hawes and Mary (Foote) Lane.

  • Career

    • President Leavenworth (Kan. Major general Kan; general Kan.

    Membership

    Member city council; member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from Indiana, 33d Congress, 1853-1855. Member United States Senate from Kansas, April 4, 1861-July 11, 1866.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Baldridge, 1841.
    • father: Amos Hawes Lane
    • mother: Mary (Foote) Lane
    • spouse: Mary Baldridge
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    Died July 11, 1866
    (aged 52)
    Nationality