Henry Adams Bullard

Henry Adams Bullard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 2nd district
In office
December 5, 1850  March 3, 1851
Preceded by Charles Magill Conrad
Succeeded by Joseph Aristide Landry
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1831  January 4, 1834
Preceded by Walter Hampden Overton
Succeeded by Rice Garland
Personal details
Born (1788-09-09)September 9, 1788
Pepperell, Massachusetts
Died April 17, 1851(1851-04-17) (aged 62)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Political party Democratic (3rd Dist.)
Whig (2nd Dist.)
Spouse(s) Sarah Maria Kaiser

Henry Adams Bullard (September 9, 1788 April 17, 1851) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of Louisiana. He served two terms as a Democrat and one as a Whig.

Bullard was born in Pepperell, Massachusetts, graduated from Harvard, and studied law in Boston and Philadelphia. In Louisiana, he resided in Natchitoches, where he practiced law,[1] and in Alexandria,[2] as well as in New Orleans.

He accompanied General José Álvarez de Toledo y Dubois on his military expedition into Spanish Texas in 1813. He was later elected as an anti-Jacksonian to the 22nd and 23rd Congresses, resigned in 1834, and later served as a Whig in the 31st Congress.

Henry A. Bullard was also a justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court (183439), Secretary of State of Louisiana (183839), a professor of civil law at the new University of Louisiana Law School (1847), and served in the Louisiana House of Representatives (1850). He died in New Orleans and was interred at the Girod Street Cemetery.


  1. Congressional Biography, accessed 21 Nov 2015.
  2. Henry Adams Bullard at The Political Graveyard, accessed 21 Nov 2015.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

Political offices
Preceded by
Alfred E. Forstall
Secretary of State of Louisiana
Succeeded by
Levi Pierce
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Walter Hampden Overton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 3rd congressional district

March 4, 1831 – January 4, 1834
Succeeded by
Rice Garland
Preceded by
Charles Magill Conrad
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 2nd congressional district

December 5, 1850 – March 3, 1851
Succeeded by
Joseph Aristide Landry
Legal offices
Preceded by
Alexander Porter
Associate Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court
Henry Adams Bullard

1834 – 1846
Succeeded by

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