Upper Iowa University.
Public schools and academic education. Assistant United States atty.
Henderson was elected to succeed Reed as Speaker following Reed's resignation from the post in 1899. Republicans were in control in the House, a majority of members of the House Republican Caucus were from what was then considered "the West," and Henderson was the only serious candidate for Speaker among western members
Member Congress, 1883-1903. Member Committee on Appropriations. Member Committee on Rules, 54th and 55th Congresses.
Married Augusta A. Fox, March 4, 1866.