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Thomas Gibson Henderson, High Sheriff of Belfast (1942)

© The Estate of Frank McKelvey. All rights reserved. DACS 2019. Photo credit: Belfast City Hall

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Henderson (1887–1970) was born in Belfast and brought up in the Shankill Road area. He was educated at Jersey Street National School and Hampden Street National School later working as a housepainter and decorator. He was a strong trade unionist and Orangeman. In 1923, Henderson was elected as an independent Unionist to Belfast City Council. He was to retain the seat until his death. Henderson was also a Member of Parliament in the Parliament of Northern Ireland from 1925 until 1953.

Belfast City Hall

Belfast


Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 120 x W 100 cm (E)

Accession number

1963-001

Work type

Painting


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