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Henry Clay Whitney, American lawyer.

Background

Whitney, Henry Clay was born on February 23, 1831 in Detroit, Maine, United States. Son of Alfred M. and Lucinda (Ring) Whitney.

Education

Educated Poughkeepsie, New York, Augusta College, Kentucky, and Farmers’ College, Ohio.

Career

Intimate friend of Lincoln from 1854 until his death. Paymaster, United States of America, 1861-1865. State senator, Kansas, 1871-1872.

Attorney for Illinois Century, Central R.R., 1855-1861. For Florida Southern R.R., 1881-1882. Author: Life on the Circuit with Lincoln, 1892 E2.

Marriage and Divorce, 1894 P4. Lincoln’s Lost Speech, 1896. Lincoln in Reminiscent and Colloquial Moods, 12.

Also many essays on Lincoln. Residence: 37 Bellingham Avenue, Beachmont, Revere, Massachusetts Office: 27 Dooane St., Boston.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Life on the Circuit with Lincoln, 1892 E2. Marriage and Divorce, 1894 P4. Lincoln’s Lost Speech, 1896.

      Lincoln in Reminiscent and Colloquial Moods, 12. Also many essays on Lincoln. Residence: 37 Bellingham Avenue, Beachmont, Revere, Massachusetts.

Connections

Married Sarah Anna Snyder, Urbana, Illinois.

father:
Alfred M. Whitney

mother:
Lucinda (Ring) Whitney

spouse:
Sarah Anna Snyder