John Vernon Henry

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John V. Henry

John Vernon (or Vernor)[1] Henry (1767 – October 22, 1829) was an American lawyer and politician.


John V. Henry was born in 1767, the son of Robert and Elizabeth Vernor Henry.[1] He was admitted to the bar in 1782. He was a Federalist member of the New York State Assembly from Albany County from 1800 to 1802. He was New York State Comptroller from 1800 to 1801. He was a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1801.

John V. Henry was married to Charlotte Seaton (or Seton), whose sister was married to his brother, Robert R.[1] He died of apoplexy in 1829, and was buried at the Albany Rural Cemetery in Menands, New York.


  1. ^ a b c "John V. Henry". The People of Colonial Albany Live Here. Retrieved July 14, 2013.


  • [1] Political Graveyard
  • Google Book The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (page 34; Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858)
  • [2] Notable people's bios, at Albany Rural Cemetery
Political offices
Preceded by
Samuel Jones
New York State Comptroller
Succeeded by
Elisha Jenkins