Henry Clay Whitney (Leonard, 1899)
WHITNEY, Henry Clay, lawyer; b. Detroit, Me., Feb. 23, 1831; ed. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., Augusta Coll., Ky. and Farmers Coll., Ohio; m. Sarah Anna Snyder, Urbana, Ill.; intimate friend of Lincoln from 1854 until his death; paymaster, U. S. A., 1861-5; State senator, Kansas, 1871-2; att’y for Ill. Cent. R. R., 1855-61; for Florida Southern R. R., 1881-2. Author: Life on the Circuit with Lincoln; Marriage and Divorce; also many essays on Lincoln. Residence: 164 Bellingham Av., Beachmont, Revere, Mass. Office: 27 Doane St., Boston.
John W. Leonard, ed., Who’s Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men and Women of the United States, 1899-1900 (Chicago: A. N. Marquis & Co., 1899), 790.
Henry Clay Whitney (Herringshaw, 1914)
Whitney, Henry Clay, lawyer, state senator, author, was born Feb. 23, 1831, in Detroit, Maine. He was an intimate friend of Lincoln from 1854 until his death; and in 1861-65 was paymaster in the United States army. In 1871-72 he was state senator of Kansas. He is the author of Life on the Circuit with Lincoln; Marriage and Divorce; and also many essays on Lincoln. He died Feb. 27, 1905, in Salem Mass.
Thomas William Herringshaw, Herringshaw’s National Library of American Biography (Chicago: American Publishers’ Association, 1914), 5: 681.