WOODBRIDGE, Frederick Enoch

1818–1888

Biography

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.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Sheldon Museum Research Center

Middlebury, VT
Papers: In the Levi Meader papers, 1856-1868, 0.25 linear foot. Persons represented include F.E. Woodbridge.
Papers: In the Woodbridge Family business papers, 1794-1867, 7 volumes, 2 boxes, and 3 folders. Persons represented include F.E. Woodbridge.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Woodbridge, Frederick Enoch. Bread for our starving countrymen. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1867.

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