William Tandy Senter as an American politician that represented Tennessee's second district in the United States House of Representatives. He was born at Bean Station, Tennessee on May 12, 1801. He attended the common schools, held several local offices, and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was a minister in the Holston Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. He was a member of the State constitutional convention, which met at Nashville from May 19 to August 30, 1834.
He was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth Congress, which lasted from March 4, 1843 to March 3, 1845. He resumed agricultural and ministerial work and died at Panther Springs, Hamblen County, Tennessee on August 23, 1848. He was interred at Senter Memorial Church Cemetery.
This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.