Frederick Enoch WOODBRIDGE, Congress, VT (1818-1888)


WOODBRIDGE, Frederick Enoch, a Representative from Vermont; born in Vergennes, Addison County, Vt., August 29, 1818; was graduated from the University of Vermont at Burlington in 1840; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced practice in Vergennes; member of the State house of representatives in 1849, 1857, and 1858; mayor of Vergennes for five years; State auditor 1850-1852; prosecuting attorney 1854-1858; engaged in the construction of railroads; member of the State senate in 1860 and 1861 and served as president pro tempore in the latter year; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1869); resumed the practice of his profession; died in Vergennes, Vt., April 25, 1888; interment in Prospect Cemetery.

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