Tredwell SCUDDER, Congress, NY (1778-1834)


SCUDDER, Tredwell, a Representative from New York; born in Islip, Suffolk County, N.Y., January 1, 1778; attended the public schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; town supervisor of Islip in 1795, 1796, and 1804-1815; member of the State assembly in 1802, 1810, 1811, 1814, and 1815; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1819); was not a candidate for renomination in 1818; resumed agricultural pursuits; again served in the State assembly in 1822 and 1828; again town supervisor of Islip 1824-1833; died in Islip, N.Y., October 31, 1834; interment in that village.

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