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Thomas A. Hendricks
|21st Vice President of the United States|
March 4, 1885 – November 25, 1885
|Preceded by||Chester A. Arthur|
|Succeeded by||Levi P. Morton|
|16th Governor of Indiana|
January 13, 1873 – January 8, 1877
|Preceded by||Conrad Baker|
|Succeeded by||James D. Williams|
|United States Senator
March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1869
|Preceded by||David Turpie|
|Succeeded by||Daniel D. Pratt|
September 7, 1819|
|Died||November 25, 1885
|Spouse(s)||Eliza C. Morgan Hendricks|
|Alma mater||Hanover College|
Thomas Andrews Hendricks (September 7, 1819 – November 25, 1885) was a U.S. Representative and a Senator from Indiana, a Governor of Indiana, and the twenty-first Vice President of the United States (serving with Grover Cleveland).
Hendricks died in his sleep at home in Indianapolis on November 25, 1885. Following his death, Congress changed the order of succession for the presidency by removing the leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives.
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The tomb of Thomas Hendricks in Indianapolis, Indiana
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