Henry White Beeson

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Henry White Beeson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 20th district
In office
May 31, 1841 – March 4, 1843
Preceded byEnos Hook
Succeeded byJohn Dickey
Personal details
Born(1791-09-14)September 14, 1791
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
DiedOctober 28, 1863(1863-10-28) (aged 72)
Political partyDemocratic

Henry White Beeson (September 14, 1791 – October 28, 1863) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Henry White Beeson was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as a colonel in the Fayette County Militia.

Beeson was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Enos Hook. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1842 to the Twenty-eighth Congress. He resumed agricultural pursuits and died in North Union Township, Pennsylvania, near Uniontown. Interment in Oak Hill Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Henry White Beeson (id: B000313)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Enos Hook
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 20th congressional district

Succeeded by
John Dickey