Edwin Ruthven MEADE, Congress, NY (1836-1889)


MEADE, Edwin Ruthven, a Representative from New York; born in Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y., July 6, 1836; pursued an academic course; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1858 and commenced practice in Norwich, N.Y.; moved to New York City in 1872 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1877); was not a candidate for reelection in 1876; resumed the practice of his profession; died in New York City November 28, 1889; interment in Greene Cemetery, Greene, Chenango County, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present