Ed Henry
American academic, politician, historian
Ed Henry
Edward L. Henry was an American Democratic politician and academic. Henry was mayor of St. Cloud, Minnesota, for two terms from 1964-71. He later served as the president of several colleges and universities. He served as the first lay and male president of Saint Mary's College, a Catholic women's college in Indiana, from 1972-74. He then became president of Saint Michael's College, serving from 1976-85.
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Judge Gorsuch to meet with more leaders on Capitol Hill
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Clinton Global Initiative shutting down
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Assange fires back at Russian hacking reports
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Ed Henry tells the rest of Jackie Robinson's story
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Ed Henry on new book on Jackie Robinson
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McConnell signals caution over Trump tax cuts
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Trump hotels pose potential conflict of interest
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How Keith Ellison's past may be catching up with him
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Big jobs still available in Trump Cabinet
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Does Trump's business empire create a conflict of interest?
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Bad news for Pelosi? Dems delay House Minority Leader vote
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Another embarrassing round of WikiLeaks dumps for Clinton
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Emails show link between Justice Official and Podesta
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Adelson pours $25 million into WH race, more may be coming
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Per Ed Henry Fox News has learned that billionaire Sheldon Adelson just committed $25 million dollars to an anti-Hillary Clinton Super PAC to try and help tilt the presidential race and down ballot House and Senate races to Republicans, and there are indications the casino magnate will pony up even more by the end of the week. Two senior Republican sources familiar with the donation described it to Fox as a “massive” amount of money to be spent during the final week of the presidential race and is a sign that Adelson, who has largely been on the sidelines after initially suggesting he would give $100 million to help Donald Trump, is now going all in on the Republican nominee. The money will benefit Future 45, a Super PAC launched by the Ricketts family in Chicago, founders of TD Ameritrade. The group has recently been running a television ad in battlegrounds comparing Clinton to Richard Nixon, calling her a “secretive, paranoid politician who destroyed 30,000 pieces of evid ...
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FBI source: DOJ officials tried to stop letter to Congress
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Double-barreled October surprise from FBI Director Comey
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Emails raise ethical questions about Bill Clinton, Teneo
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Ed Henry takes an in-depth look
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Wikileaks reinforces doubts about Clinton and sensitive data
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Latest WikiLeaks dump reveals infighting within Clinton team
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2010
    Age 88
    Died in 2010.
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    In 2010, the St. Cloud Times described Henry as "one of the most influential mayors in St. Cloud history".
    More Details Hide Details During his tenure as mayor, Henry founded Tri-CAP, the first anti-poverty program to encompass several towns and other municipalities in the rural United States. He spearheaded the relocation of the St. Cloud Regional Airport, the creation of the St. Cloud Housing Authority and the development and construction of what became the Municipal Athletic Complex. Henry negotiated an agreement to annex the Crossroads Center shopping mall to the city of St. Cloud. The mall had been part of an adjacent township before the annexation.
  • 1989
    Age 67
    He served as the interim President of Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina from 1989-90. Henry authored two books, including a study of St. Cloud, entitled Micropolis in Transition (1971). Edward Henry died in Roseville, Minnesota, on September 30, 2010, aged 89.
    More Details Hide Details He was survived by nine children and two brothers. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth Anne "Betty" Henry, who died in 2004. Al Loehr, who became St. Cloud's oldest living former mayor upon Henry's death, said of his predecessor, "He was one of the most intelligent leaders I've known, and I've known a lot of them I commend him. He was an exemplary leader and a great asset to me. That's the type of person he was — an outstanding public servant." St. Cloud's current mayor, Dave Kleis, who often received advice from Henry while serving as a Minnesota state legislator, said Henry "had a tremendous impact on St. Cloud."
    He spearheaded the creation of the first graduate program at Marian and the implementation of an evening and weekend degree completion program. He left Marian College in June 1989.
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    He also served as president of Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina from 1989-90.
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  • 1988
    Age 66
    Under his administration, enrollment increased at the college and the Townhouse Village residence facilities were constructed in 1988.
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  • 1986
    Age 64
    He became the eighth president of Marian College in July 1986.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1976
    Age 54
    In 1976, Henry became president of Saint Michael's College, a Roman Catholic college in Colchester, Vermont, where he served as president until his retirement in 1985.
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    He then became president of Saint Michael's College (in Colchester, Vermont), serving from 1976-85. Henry later became the 8th president of Marian University (Fond du Lac, Wisconsin), then called Marian College of Fond du Lac, serving from 1986-89.
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  • 1974
    Age 52
    He announced his resignation as president of Saint Mary's in January 1974.
    More Details Hide Details Enrollment at Saint Mary's College increased 150% during his administration.
  • 1973
    Age 51
    Edward Henry oversaw a civic development program that culminated in St. Cloud receiving an All-America City Award in 1973, after he had left office.
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  • 1972
    Age 50
    He served as the first lay and male president of Saint Mary's College, a Catholic women's college in Indiana, from 1972-74.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1971
    Age 49
    His successor as mayor, Al Loehr, who served from 1971-80, credited Henry with laying the foundations for the development of St. Cloud's downtown area. Henry was appointed the first male lay President of Saint Mary's College in March 1972, shortly after Saint Mary's ended a proposed merger with the University of Notre Dame.
    More Details Hide Details Notre Dame had begun admitting women in the early 1970s, which hurt Saint Mary's enrollment. Henry was quoted in a local newspaper shortly after taking over the presidency, saying, "I would not have accepted the presidency if I didn't see a great future for Saint Mary's."
  • 1964
    Age 42
    Henry served as mayor of his native St. Cloud for two terms from 1964 to 1971.
    More Details Hide Details He chaired the St. Cloud school board during the 1960s.
    Henry was mayor of St. Cloud, Minnesota, for two terms from 1964-71.
    More Details Hide Details He later served as the president of several colleges and universities.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1943
    Age 21
    He graduated from Cathedral High School and received his bachelor's degree in 1943 from St. John's University, an all-male college in Collegeville, Minnesota.
    More Details Hide Details He attended Harvard University as a graduate student. He later obtained his master's degree in Political Science, his MBA, and his doctorate in Political Science from the University of Chicago. He enlisted as a United States Naval officer during World War II. After the war he returned to St. Cloud, where he worked as a political science professor at St. John's University for nineteen years. Henry chaired the political science department from 1954 to 1971. He later became Vice President of St. John's and the founder of the school's development department.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1921
    Born
    Henry was born in 1921 in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
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