Hatch, William Henry

Life Span
to
Full name
William Henry Hatch
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
South
Origins
Slave State
No. of Spouses
2
Family
William Hatch (father), Mary Reed Adams Hatch (mother), Jenny L. Smith (first wife), Thetis Clay Hawkins (second wife)
Occupation
Attorney or Judge
Farmer or Planter
Businessman
Political Parties
Democratic
Government
US House of Representatives
Other state government
Military
Confederate Army

William Henry Hatch (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
HATCH, William Henry, a Representative from Missouri; born near Georgetown, Scott County, Ky., September 11, 1833; attended the schools of Lexington, Ky., studied law; was admitted to the bar in September 1854 and practiced; circuit attorney 1858 and 1860; during the Civil War served in the Confederate Army; commissioned captain and assistant adjutant general December 1862, and in March 1863 was assigned to duty as assistant commissioner of exchange of prisoners under the cartel, and continued in this position until the close of the war; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-sixth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1879-March 3, 1895); chairman, Committee on Agriculture (Forty-eighth through Fiftieth and Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress; engaged in agricultural pursuits; died near Hannibal, Marion County, Mo., December 23, 1896; interment in Riverside Cemetery.
"Hatch, William Henry," Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000339.
How to Cite This Page: "Hatch, William Henry," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/12698.