MUDD, Sydney Emanuel

MUDD, Sydney Emanuel
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1885–1924

Biography

MUDD, Sydney Emanuel, (son of Sydney Emanuel Mudd [1858–1911]), a Representative from Maryland; born at "Gallant Green," Charles County, Md., June 20, 1885; attended the public schools of Charles County and the District of Columbia; moved with his parents to La Plata, Md., in 1896; was graduated from the academic department of Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., in 1906 and from the law department in 1909; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Maryland house of delegates in 1909; was admitted to the bar in 1910; professor of criminal law at Georgetown University Law School in 1910; appointed assistant district attorney of the District of Columbia in February 1911 and resigned in March 1912; unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1912 for election to the Sixty-third Congress; reappointed assistant district attorney in July 1912 and resigned in March 1914, to become a candidate for Congress; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, until his death in Baltimore, Md., October 11, 1924; interment in St. Ignatius' Catholic Church Cemetery, Chapel Point, near La Plata, Charles County, Md.

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

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External Research Collections

Charles County Community College
Southern Maryland Studies Center

La Plata, MD
Papers: In the Sydney E. Mudd, Sr. and Sydney E. Mudd, Jr. papers, 1882-1962. 9 feet. Personal and political correspondence and papers, legislative and election material, newspaper clippings and scrapbooks, photographs, genealogy, printed matter, and memorabilia. Finding aid in repository.
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