The New Student's Reference Work/Anthony, Henry Bowen

41079The New Student's Reference Work — Anthony, Henry Bowen

Anthony, Henry Bowen, American statesman, was born at Coventry, R. I., April 1, 1815, and died at Providence, R. I., September 2, 1884. Graduating at Brown University, he took early to journalism, and was for a time editor of the Providence Journal. In 1849–50 he was governor of Rhode Island, and, nine years later, he entered the United States senate, and was a member of that body until his death, serving frequently on important committees, and acting on several occasions as temporary president of the chamber.