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Thomas A. Hendricks
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21st Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1885 – November 25, 1885
President Grover Cleveland
Preceded by Chester A. Arthur
Succeeded by Levi P. Morton
16th Governor of Indiana
In office
January 13, 1873 – January 8, 1877
Lieutenant Leonidas Sexton
Preceded by Conrad Baker
Succeeded by James D. Williams
United States Senator
from Indiana
In office
March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1869
Preceded by David Turpie
Succeeded by Daniel D. Pratt
Personal details
Born (1819-09-07)September 7, 1819
Fultonham, Ohio
Died November 25, 1885(1885-11-25) (aged 66)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
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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