World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Henry B. Payne

Article Id: WHEBN0000712844
Reproduction Date:

Title: Henry B. Payne  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: United States presidential election, 1880, Calvin S. Brice, United States congressional delegations from Ohio, Allen G. Thurman, James A. Garfield
Collection: 1810 Births, 1896 Deaths, Burials at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Democratic Party Members of the United States House of Representatives, Democratic Party United States Senators, Hamilton College (New York) Alumni, Members of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio, Ohio Democrats, Ohio State Senators, People from Cleveland, Ohio, Politicians from Cleveland, Ohio, United States Presidential Candidates, 1880, United States Presidential Electors, United States Senators from Ohio
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Henry B. Payne

Henry B. Payne
United States Senator
from Ohio
In office
March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1891
Preceded by George H. Pendleton
Succeeded by Calvin S. Brice
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 20th district
In office
March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
Preceded by Richard C. Parsons
Succeeded by Amos Townsend
Personal details
Born (1810-11-30)November 30, 1810
Hamilton, New York
Died September 9, 1896(1896-09-09) (aged 85)
Cleveland, Ohio
Resting place Lake View Cemetery
Cleveland, Ohio
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Mary Perry Payne
Relations William Collins Whitney
Frances P. Bolton
Oliver Payne Bolton
Michael Whitney Straight
Children Nathan P. Payne
Oliver Payne
Parents Elisha Payne
Esther (Douglass) Payne
Alma mater Hamilton College
Signature

Henry B. Payne (November 30, 1810 – September 9, 1896) was an American politician in the U.S. state of Ohio. He served as a Democratic U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Contents

  • Early life 1
  • Political career 2
  • Family life 3
  • References 4
  • Further reading 5
  • External links 6

Early life

Payne was born in Hamilton, Madison County, New York, the son of Elisha and Esther (Douglass) Payne. He attended the common schools and graduated from Hamilton College in 1832[1] and moved to Cleveland, Ohio by 1834. He studied law under Sherlock J. Andrews[2] and commenced the practice of law, forming a partnership with future United States federal judge Hiram V. Willson.[2]

Political career

Payne was a Presidential elector in 1848 for Cass/Butler.[3] A member of the Ohio Senate from 1849 to 1851, Payne ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate in 1851 and for Governor of Ohio in 1857. He served a single term in the United States House of Representatives from 1875-1877, representing the 20th District, based in Cleveland. Payne served on the 1876 Electoral Commission on the disputed presidential election between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel Tilden. Payne ran unsuccessfully for the presidency in 1880 and 1884, but won election in 1884 to the Senate. He served a single term and did not seek a second term. During his time in office, Payne remained active in Cleveland's business community: in 1888, he arranged for the construction of the Perry-Payne Building in the present-day Warehouse District.[4]

Payne died in Cleveland on September 9, 1896. He is interred in Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland.[5]

Family life

In 1836 Payne married Mary Perry.[6] They had six children,[2] including Cleveland Mayor Oliver Payne.[7] Their son-in-law was Secretary of the Navy William Collins Whitney.[8]

Payne was the maternal grandfather of Frances P. Bolton[9] and great-grandfather of Oliver Payne Bolton,[10] both of whom later served in the United States House of Representatives. He was also the great-grandfather of Michael Whitney Straight, a confessed spy for the KGB.

References

  1. ^ Hamilton College (1917). Hamilton Literary Magazine, Volume 52. Hamilton College. p. 33. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d Reed 1897 : 96-100
  3. ^ Taylor 1899 : 255
  4. ^ Perry-Payne Building, Encyclopedia of Cleveland History, Case Western Reserve University, 1998-04-23. Accessed 2013-09-22.
  5. ^ "PAYNE, HENRY B. - The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History". The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  6. ^ "PAYNE, HENRY B. - The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History". The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  7. ^ "PAYNE, OLIVER HAZARD - The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History". The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  8. ^ Newspaper Enterprise Association (1914). The World Almanac & Book of Facts. Newspaper Enterprise Association. p. 662. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  9. ^ "BOLTON, Frances Payne, (1885 - 1977)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Bolton, Oliver Payne, (1917-1972)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 

Further reading

  • Taylor, William Alexander; Taylor, Aubrey Clarence (1899). Ohio statesmen and annals of progress: from the year 1788 to the year 1900 ... 1. State of Ohio. p. 255. 
  • Reed, George Irving; Randall, Emilius Oviatt; Greve, Charles Theodore, eds. (1897). Bench and Bar of Ohio: a Compendium of History and Biography 2. Chicago: Century Publishing and Engraving Company. pp. 96–100. 

External links

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.