Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
HENDON, William Martin (1944-2018)

HENDON, WILLIAM MARTIN, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., November 9, 1944; attended the public schools; graduated from Lee H. Edwards High School, 1962; B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1966, and M.B.A., 1968; University of Tennessee faculty member, 1968-1970; businessman, 1970-1980; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh Congress (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1983); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1982 to the Ninety-eighth Congress; elected to the Ninety-ninth Congress (January 3, 1985-January 3, 1987); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1986; fellow, American Defense Institute, Washington, D.C.; died on June 20, 2018, in Forest City, N.C.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1982-1986, 23 commercials on 3 videocassettes.
The commercials were used during Hendon's campaigns for the 1982, 1984, and 1986 U.S. congressional elections in District 11 in North Carolina, Republican Party.

  • Hendon, Bill., and Elizabeth A. Stewart. An Enormous Crime: The Definitive Account of American POWs Abandoned in Southeast Asia. New York: St. Martin's Griffin Press, 2008.