HENRY, Paul B.

HENRY, Paul B.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Gift of the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress


HENRY, Paul B., a Representative from Michigan; born in Chicago, Ill., July 9, 1942; graduated from Pasadena High School, Pasadena, Calif., 1959; B.A., Wheaton College, Ill., 1963; M.A., Duke University, Durham, N.C., 1968; Ph.D., Duke, 1970; Peace Corps volunteer in Liberia and Ethiopia, 1963-1965; professor of political science, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Mich.; member, Michigan State Board of Education, 1975-1978; Michigan State house of representatives, 1979-1982; Michigan State senate, 1983-1984; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1985, until his death in Grand Rapids, Mich., on July 31, 1993; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Calvin College
Heritage Hall

Grand Rapids, MI
Papers: 1964-1998, approximately 55 cubic feet. The papers document Henry's political career from his participation in the presidential campaign of John Anderson, through his service in the Michigan legislature concluding with his service in the United States House of Representatives. The papers include material on constituent polling in the Fifth Michigan Congressional District, fund raising, daily scheduling; general, constituent and White House correspondence; speeches, research files, and financial files.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Henry, Paul B. Politics for Evangelicals. Valley Forge, PA: Judson Press, 1974.

Henry, Paul B., ed. Practical Approaches in Treating Adolescent Chemical Dependency: A Guide to Clinical Assessment and Intervention. New York: Haworth Press, 1989.

Henry, Paul B., and Stephen V. Monsma. The Dynamics of the American Political System. Hinsdale, IL: The Dryden Press, Inc., 1972.

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